History of Creeksea

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Creeksea Place, Creeksea, 1992
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History of Creeksea >> Education in Creeksea

Education in Creeksea

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

1818

"Population 211. A small day school, containing 8 children of this parish, and some from that of Burnham. The poorer classes are unable to pay for their children's education; but those who are desirous of the means, have the opportunity of sending them to the national school at Burnham, where only 2 at present attend."

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

1833

"Population 154. No School in the parish."

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

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

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Creeksea - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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