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History of Abbess Roding >> Education in Abbess Roding
Reports and returns on schools and education in Abbess Roding. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 215. The poor are totally without the means of education and are very desirous of possessing them, and some children are sent to the neighbouring village for instruction."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 234. One Daily School containing 15 males and 21 females; and one Sunday School in which are 28 males and 22 females: both Schools are supported by voluntary contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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