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History of Fingringhoe >> Education in Fingringhoe
Reports and returns on schools and education in Fingringhoe. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 470. A national Sunday school, consisting of from 40 to 50 children, supported by voluntary contributions of the curate and parishoners. The poorer classes have no other means of education than the national Sunday school."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 542. One Daily School, wherein 46 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, supported by subscription and attended by 75 children of both sexes."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Fingringhoe - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Fingringhoe - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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