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History of Goldhanger >> Education in Goldhanger
Reports and returns on schools and education in Goldhanger. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 423. A Sunday school has lately been established by the curate, in which there are about 60 boys and girls, but the amount of subscriptions it is feared will not exceed 8 or £9. The poorer classes are incapable of affording any education to their children, although in general they are very desirous of it."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 496. One Daily School, at which 4 males and 11 females, are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School, wherein are 15 males and 20 females; this School is supported by subscription."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Goldhanger - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Goldhanger - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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