History of Great Canfield
St. Mary's Church, Great Canfield.
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Education in Great Canfield
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Canfield. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 227. The poor are very desirous of having the means of education but the curate is unable to comply with their wishes as his income is only £40 per annum and his wife has been lately brought to bed of her thirteenth child."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 511. In this parish are both a Daily and a Sunday School, partly supported by subscription and partly by payments from the children; but at present a new School and house are being built, on which account they are for a time discontinued."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Great Canfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Canfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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