History of Good Easter

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Education in Good Easter

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


"Population 249. A day school in union with the national society, consisting of 28 girls; the master's salary is paid from the society's fund. A Sunday school supported by voluntary contributions, containing 30 boys and 12 girls, independent of those girls who attend daily."

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


"Population 487. One Daily School, containing 30 males and 25 females; of these, 10 females are paid for by subscription, and the remainder of the children by their parents."

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


"Boys' and Girls'. A neat plain room. the discipline is not good. redaing has been well taught; the catechism repeated accurately. The mistress a young girl quite untrained. I consider it a matter of surprise that she has managed so well."

Source: Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales Volume 1, 1848

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Good Easter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Good Easter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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