History of Birchanger

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Education in Birchanger

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


"Population 332. One school for little girls who are sent by the parishioners. The poor are without sufficient means, but are very desirous of having their children educated "

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


"Population 360. One Daily School, containing 12 males and 26 females, is partly supported by subscription and partly by payment of 1d. per week from each child. One Sunday School, of 10 males and 25 females, is supported by the proceeds of a bequest."

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

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

Birchanger - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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