History of Elsenham
St. Mary's Church, Elsenham
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History of Elsenham >> Education in Elsenham
Education in Elsenham
Reports and returns on schools and education in Elsenham. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 392. A Sunday school, the master's salary is defrayed by the parish, and the books purchased by voluntary contributions. All children of the poor may receive instruction at the Sunday school."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 483. One Daily School, wherein 9 males and 20 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School supported by subscription and attended by 26 males and 20 females."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Elsenham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Elsenham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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