History of East Hanningfield

East Hanningfield © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Post Office, East Hanningfield, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

History of East Hanningfield >> Education in 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.

1818

"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

1833

"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

Back to History of East Hanningfield

my ancestors logo

My Ancestors.

Are your ancestors from East Hanningfield? Why not tell us their story: My East Hanningfield Ancestors.

Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers

newspaper
Essex Standard Newspaper

Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.

Find your ancestors in the newspapers.
Try our example search to discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.

Also look at other newspaper archives and learn how they can help you research your ancestors. >>more

map
East Hanningfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

map
East Hanningfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0

Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?

Southminster

Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.