Street view, Black Notley, 1909Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Black Notley >> Education in Black Notley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Black Notley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 387. A school, containing 10 children; the funds are £5 per annum, which the teacher receives."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 486. One Daily School, in which 24 children of both sexes receive instruction at the expense of their parents, with the exception of 3, who are paid for by the Rector. One Day and Sunday School, wherein are 32 children of both sexes daily, of whom 15 males and 5 females attend on Sundays; these last are free scholars, in consideration of £8 per annum from a charity, and £5 from the Rector, for each of which sums 10 are instructed, the remainder of the children being paid for by their parents. Before the year 1829 there was but one School, under a schoolmistress, from whom the charity was taken away, and given to a master, and the salary increased by the Rector."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Black Notley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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