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History of Great Hallingbury >> Education in Great Hallingbury
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Hallingbury. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 555. A weekly school for girls, containing about 12, who are partly clothed and supported by a private family. A Sunday school open to all the children in the parish, supported by annual subscriptions, at present there are between 70 and 80 children; the salary of the master and mistress is a shilling a Sunday each, with an allowance of coals. The poorer classes are desirous of having more sufficient means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 695. One Daily School, in which are 10 males and 40 females; and Two Sunday Schools: whereof one contains 30 males, and the other 40 females. The above Schools are supported by subscription and are conducted according to the rides of the National Society."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Great Hallingbury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Hallingbury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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