History of Fobbing

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A house in Fobbing, c.1965
Image courtesy of and © copyright Steve Gillard. A History House reader who took this photograph when he was a young boy.

History of Fobbing >> Education in Fobbing

Education in Fobbing

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


"Population 250. A school containing 6 boys and 6 girls, supported by the rector. Some of the poor are without the means of education, and are desirous of possessing them."

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


"Population 391. One Sunday School, attended by 24 children of both sexes, is supported by the Rector."

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

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

Fobbing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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