The School, Canewdon, about 1910Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
History of Canewdon >> Education in Canewdon
Reports and returns on schools and education in Canewdon. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 621. A school containing about 50 children, and the feoffees allow £16 out of the rents of the poor's land for educating 16 poor children. The poor are without sufficient means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 675. One Daily School, containing 30 males and 36 females, is partly supported by a salary arising from land in the parish bequeathed for charitable purposes, and partly by payments from the parents of the children. One Sunday School, in which are 20 males and 24 females; this School is supported by subscription."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Canewdon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Canewdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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