History of Foxearth

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Education in Foxearth

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


"Population 328. Two day schools, on a very small scale, containing 20 boys and 26 girls. The poor are desirous of having the means of education."

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


"Population 466. One Infant School, in which are 4 males and 8 females. Two Daily Schools: whereof one contains 30 children of both sexes, who are taught plaiting, and the other, 13 females; in the above Schools the children are instructed at the expense of their parents, with the exception of the last, in which they are partly paid for by subscription. One Sunday School, of 43 male and 56 females, is supported by subscription."

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

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