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History of Alphamstone >> Education in Alphamstone
Reports and returns on schools and education in Alphamstone. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 231. A Sunday school in which about 40 children are taught supported by voluntary contribution. The poor are desirous of haveing their children instructed."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Parish Population 277. One Sunday School of 30 males and 34 females is supported by an allowance to the teacher of £5 4s per annum of, which one half is paid by the Rector and the other half by the parish."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
Board School, with residence for mistress, built in 1876, for 52 children, with an average attendance of 50; Mrs Amelia Mary Wells, mistress.
Source: Kelly's Directory 1882
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Alphamstone - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Alphamstone - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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