History of East Tilbury
Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury. Built 1874.
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History of East Tilbury >> Education in East Tilbury
Education in East Tilbury
Reports and returns on schools and education in East Tilbury. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 219. There are several donations left to the poor which have been discontinued for some years. No school. The poor are desirous of obtaining the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 245. One Daily School, in which from 3 to 10 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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East Tilbury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
East Tilbury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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