Post Office, East Hanningfield, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of East Hanningfield >> Education in East Hanningfield
Reports and returns on schools and education in East Hanningfield. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 378. A Sunbday school, conmtaining 25 boys and 26 girls; and two day schools kept by women, one consisting of 90 children, and the other of 15. The young children are taught the elements of the Christian religion and to read, and when the parents wish them to learn writing the children are sent to the daily schools in the adjoining parishes of Woodhasm Ferrers and Rettonden."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 447. Four Daily Schools, in which 23 males and 36 females receive instruction at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School attended by 22 males and 23 females is supported chiefly by the Rector."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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East Hanningfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
East Hanningfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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