History of Colne Engaine
Colne Engaine, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Colne Engaine >> Education in Colne Engaine
Education in Colne Engaine
Reports and returns on schools and education in Colne Engaine. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 502. A school, where about 30 boys and girls are taught on Sundays, and three nights in the week, entirely supported by subscription. The poor have sufficient means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 618. One Sunday School of 36 males and 26 females, is supported by the Rector, Curate, and parishioners; the children also receive instruction two days in the week."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Colne Engaine - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Colne Engaine - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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