History of Berden
St. Nicholas' Church, Berden
© Copyright Peter Stack contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Berden >> Education in Berden
Education in Berden
Reports and returns on schools and education in Berden. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 303. A Sunday school supported by annual subscription the master has £8 18s. quarterly forteaching 15 boys and 15 girls."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 342. Two Daily Schools, wherein 7 males and 5 females receive instruction at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School of 24 males and 19 females, is supported by voluntary contributions. The above Schools have commenced since 1818."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
Back to History of Berden
Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers
Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.
Try our example search to help you discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.
Berden - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Berden - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0
Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?
Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these.
Link below already formatted for Essex and Postcards.