History of Chrishall

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Chalky Lane, Chrishall. An 19th century drinking water pump by the roadside.
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Education in Chrishall

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


"Population 364. A school kept by a woman, in which 14 or 15 boys and gilrs of this parish, and 20 boys and girls from those of Elmdon and heydon, are instructed."

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


"Population 487. One Infant School (commenced 1832) containing 9 children of both sexes; and One Daily School, 16 males and 6 females; in both Schools the instruction is at the expense of the parents. One Sunday School, attended by 20 children of both sexes, is supported by the Incumbent."

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

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

Chrishall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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