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Education in Cold Norton

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


"Population 226. The poor are labourers, and have the opportunity of educating their children."

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


"Population 216. One Daily School in which 4 children of each sex are instructed partly at the expense of the Rector, and partly at that of the parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1824) supported by the Rector at which are 9 males and 13 females."

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


"35 children present. Same mistress a neat village school in good order receiving simple, but useful instruction. The boys under 8 years old, the girls under 13. Average attendance 40 from a population of 240."

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

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Cold Norton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Cold Norton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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