History of Clavering

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Education in Clavering

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


"Population 889. A Sunday school, upon the principles of the Established Church, supported by voluntary contributions, containing 41 boys and 34 girls."

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


"Population 1,134. Three Daily Schools: in one of which are 22 males and 14 females; in another 15 males and 13 females; the other (commenced 1829) contains 4 males and 10 females and is connected with Independents; in these Schools the instruction is at the expense of the parents. Two Sunday Schools: in one whereof are 35 males and 45 females, who attend the Established Church; the other consists of 30 children of each sex, and appertains to Independents both Schools are supported by subscription."

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


"New school: 42 girls, no boys. Two school rooms each 25 X 16 X 15 feet. A plain neat building, but with no yard or outlet. Cost £310. The school is in excellent order and the mistress has taken very great and successful pains to instruct the girls in all elementary subjects excepting perhaps ciphering."

Source: Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education by Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools, Volume 1, 1846

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

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