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History of 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.
"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
"Population 154. No School in the parish."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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