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History of Frating >> Education in Frating
Reports and returns on schools and education in Frating. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 204. A day school, containing 14 children, and a Sunday school, consisting of 10 boys and 14 girls. The poor have not sufficient means of education, and the children would be uneducated but for the subscription of the wealthier inhabitants."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 269. Two Daily Schools (commenced since 1818), wherein are 15 males and 16 females, of whom 15 are paid for by the Rector, and the remainder by their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1832) attended by 22 males and 17 females, is supported by the Rector."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Frating - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Frating - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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