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History of Bradwell on sea >> Education in Bradwell by the sea
Reports and returns on schools and education in Bradwell by the sea. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 795. One school free to all the parish, containing 50 boys and as many girls, the teacher's salary is £100 per ann. arising from landed property."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 956. Six Daily Schools: one of which, supported by endowment, contains 133 children of both sexes, who attend at the Established Church on Sundays; in the other five collectively (commenced since 1818) are 53 of both sexes, whose instruction is paid for by their parents."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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