History of Alresford

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The Pointer PH, Alresford. Deeds date from 1780.
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History of Alresford >> Education in Alresford

Education in Alresford

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


"Population 216. A Sunday school containing 30 boys and girls; the master, who is likewise the clerk of the parish, has £4 per ann. paid by subscription. The poorer classes are without sufficient means of instruction, but desirous of having them."

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


"Population 297. One Sunday School of 37 males and 36 females is supported by voluntary contributions "

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


Parochial School (mixed), for 50 children; Miss Amelia Chisnell, mistress.

Source: Kelly's Directory 1882

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