History of Althorne

Photo of Althorne, Main Road, c. 1955 ref. A107006
Althorne, Main Road c1955
Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith.

History of Althorne >> Education in Althorne

Education in Althorne

Reports and returns on schools and education in Althorne. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.


"Population 300. The few poor children that there are, attend Southminster national school three miles distant ,but they are not so desirous of education as could be wished."

Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818


"Population 352. One Sunday School in which are 19 males and 22 females this School is supported by voluntary contributions."

Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833


There is no school, but the children attend the school at the parish of Mayland, where a school board has been established for the two parishes.

Source: Kelly's Directory 1882

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Althorne - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Althorne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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