History of Fairstead

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St. Mary's Church, Fairstead
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History of Fairstead >> Education in Fairstead

Education in Fairstead

Reports and returns on schools and education in Fairstead. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.

1818

"Population 224. A day school, supported at the expense of the rector, containing 20 children. The poor have ample means of educating children."

Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818

1833

"Population 258. One Day and Sunday School, supported by the Rector, in which 22 males and 18 females attend daily, and 12 males and 4 females in addition on Sundays."

Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833

1867

The state of education in Fairstead in 1867 appears in this report on employment in agriculture.

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Fairstead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Fairstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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