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History of Eastwood >> Education in Eastwood
Reports and returns on schools and education in Eastwood. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 427. Some of the children of the poor go to a school at Rochford, which is supported by subscription."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 531. One Sunday School, wherein about 36 children of both sexes are instructed gratuitously. About 20 children from this parish attend the National School at Rochford."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Eastwood - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Eastwood - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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