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History of Foulness >> Education in Foulness
Reports and returns on schools and education in Foulness. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 250. A school. to which the parish allow £40 per annum for the instruction of 30 poor children; and the earl of Winchelsea has added a benefaction of £15 to assist the school, and buy religious books, etc., and the rector is at the expense of 4 additional scholars."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 630. One Daily School, wherein are 12 males and 8 females; of whom 5 are paid for by George Finch, Esq., who allows £5 per annum, and the remainder of the children by their parents. One Sunday School, attended by 15 males and 10 females, is supported by an allowance of £5 per annum from George Finch, Esq., and by subscription from the inhabitants."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Foulness - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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