The Old Anchor Inn, Feering, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Feering >> Education in Feering
Reports and returns on schools and education in Feering. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 608. A Sunday school, containing upwards of 50 boys and girls; and 20 girls are daily taught to read and work til the age of fourteen. These schools are supported by voluntary subscriptions. The poor have sufficient means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 735. Two Daily Schools: whereof one (commenced 1823) contains 10 males and 6 females, and the other (commenced 1828) 6 of each sex: in these Schools the children are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School, supported by subscription, in which 19 males and 27 females attend daily, and 30 males and 36 females on Sundays; it commenced as a Sunday School in 1821, and as a Daily School in 1828."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
"Boys' and Girls'. A very handsome well-built village school with class-room and every advantage for a model school. Not much progress made hitherto; but the master is likely to give a complete course of instruction. The children are perfectly under his control, and their manners are manifestly improving. The master was trained at St. Mark's."
Source: Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales Volume 1, 1848
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