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History of Buttsbury >> Education in Buttsbury
Reports and returns on schools and education in Buttsbury. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 474. Some village daily schools and a Sunday school."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 515. Two Daily Schools, containing 26 children of both sexes; and One Boarding School, 4 females. In these Schools the instruction is at the expense of the parents."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Buttsbury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Buttsbury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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