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History of Great Henny >> Education in Great Henny
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Henny. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 314. A Sunday school, consisting of 17 boys and girls; and a day school, in which 7 boys and 5 girls are instructed by a woman. Most of the children receive instruction."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 414. Two Daily Schools, in which 9 males and 33 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School attended by 25 males and 38 females, and supported by subscription."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Great Henny - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Henny - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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