History of Barling
Barling School c.1910
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Education in Barling
Reports and returns on schools and education in Barling. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"One school, in which from 15 to 26 children are taught by a mistress. A day school lately established, containing at present only 4 children."
"There is a national school in the neighbouring parish of Great wakering, into which all who are desirous find admission, mounting at present to 14."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 317. Two Daily Schools: in one whereof 10, and in the other (commenced 1833) 12 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Barling - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Barling - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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