THEME OF THE YEAR 2019-20: IT'S IN GIVING THAT WE RECEIVE -FRANCIS OF ASSISI
Formative Test-I begins on 18-07-2019.

HISTORY

HISTORY

1855-1858 ( Rt. Rev. Mgr. Daniel Murphy )

Rt Rev. Mgr. Daniel Murphy, at the age of 30, became the first Vicar Apostolic of Hyderabad during the 16th year of the reign of the Fourth Nizam, Asaf Nasirud Dowla Bahadur. Two years prior to the Great Indian Mutiny, on the 11th day of June. in the year 1855. he founded a school at the request of his Highness and named it College of All Hallows after his Alma Mater in Ireland. It was then at Maretts Bunglow at Basheerbagh and educated only the English and the Anglo-Indian students of His highness. the Nizams army staff, Three years after. He persuaded the Superior General of Milan Foreign Mission Society to adopt the College of All Hallows and six years after that he left for Ireland owing to his ill-health.

1858 -1881 ( Rev. Father Peter Caprotti)

Rev. Father Peter Caprotti was sent as its first Rector Though the number of students increased. Fr. Caprotti had to keep shifting. and removed to more spacious buildings: first near the State Library. then to Asad Bagh and to Rumbold Kothe and finally settled down at Gunfoundry. As the school was not prospering. Bishop Murphy recommended the closing down of the school and starting an orphanage in its pace But the generosity and Support of Hs Highness. 74 Nizam and his Prime Minister Sr Salar Jung the Great saw not only the growth of the school, but also to be declared the best educational institution in Hyderabad and the opening of an orphanage the very next year, In 1870. There were 105 students in what the school then was known as Seminary and College of All Saints. Although the number went down to 85 in 1872. His vigorous effort saw it swell to 151 in 1874. It was the growing popularity of the institution that made the Missionary Fathers procure the land at his majestic location in 1874 and Rev. Fr. Malberti. the Assistant Rector, built the main double-storeyed building. Though he left All Saints to become the Bishop of Hyderabad in 1881, he continued to be the patron of All Saints institution 1895. then he left for Italy due to his ill-health. He continued to be the moving sprit behind the institution and put it on sound managerial and administrative foundation. The Cape Hall was the standing monument recognizing his service.

1881 -1897 ( Rev. Father Carlino )

Rev. Fr. Carlino became its second Rector when Rev. Fr. Caprotti became the Bishop. In 1883 the institution received recognition and recorded cent percent result in the first batch of Middle School Examinations under the Madras Board of Education. In 1886 the Education Inspector Mothamad Jung in his report said. 'No institution can rival it at present in its steady adherence to the curriculum of the Madras Board'. The demise of Bishop Caprotti. Rev. Fr. Carlino and Mr. Norton, its headmaster in quick succession aggravated the crisis and the strength dwindled from 234 to 166.

1897 -1898 ( Rev. Father Vigano )

All Saints recovered immediately after Rev. Fr. Vigano was made its Rector. Once again Al Saints began securing 100% passes.

 

1898 -1899 ( Rev. Fr. Negri )

When Rev. Fr. Vigano was made the Bishop in 1898. The mantle fell on Rev. Fr. Negri and All Saints continued to Progress

 

1899 -1904 ( Rev. Fr. Civati )

In 1899 Rev. Fr. Civati was made the Rector and the number of students went up to 215. The Director made a special note of the excellent work of the great teachers like Fr. Barrett Mr. O Kelly and Mr. Sivasankaran Iyer in his report.

 

1904 - 1906 ( Rev. Fr. Colli )

Rev. Fr. Collis Rectorship the number of students swelled to 370 students but there was a fall in the percentage of passes and this made many students of higher classes abandon studies.

 

1906 - 1908 ( Rev. Fr. Pagani )

Rev. Fr. Pagani had to struggle to keep the numbers from going down. The Director even recommended that the school should confine itself only to Lower Secondary syllabus so that it could improve the results.

 

1908 —1924 ( Rev. Fr. Garbelli )

Rev. Fr. Garbelli became the Rector in 1908 and set about introducing Kindergarten methodology of teaching. and other useful activities like drawing. needle work. Sports and games. shorthand and typing. printing etc. He built up the Science Laboratory and the King George V Coronation. Memorial Building to house the laboratory and the library. Being a member of the Board of SLC. he introduced Moral Science Training. consequently, the result improved. and the school strength rose to over 500.Finding that the students outnumbered the available facilities. he built the Salar Jung Memorial Kindergarten Building in 1914 with the help of Sir Salar Jung. In 1915. The First Old Boys Association was formed. The Word War I. the economic strains and the plague took its toll on All Saints and the number dwindled to 311.