History of Ashen

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Education in Ashen

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


"Population 260. A Sunday school, supported by subscription and £2 2s. from the rector, containing 15 boys and 25 girls. The poor are extremely anxious to receive instruction."

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


"Population 373. No Return could be obtained from this parish: in 1818 a Sunday School existed supported by subscription and attended by 15 males and 25 females."

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


Board School for 46 children, under the Ashen School Board, with an average attendance of 35; Mrs Matilda French, mistress.

Source: Kelly's Directory 1882

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

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