History of Belchamp Walter

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Belchamp Walter Schools c.1910
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Education in Belchamp Walter

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

1818

"Population 459. No schooling. The poor are without the means of instruction and are very desirous of them."

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

1833

"Population 670. One Sunday School of 25 males and 40 females is supported by voluntary contributions."

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

former school - exterior
The old school and now the village hall, Belchamp Walter
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Belchamp Walter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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