History of Great Holland
Thorpe Road, Great Holland, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
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Education in Great Holland
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Holland. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 325. A day school on the national plan is about to be established. The poor are desirous of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 425. One Day and Sunday School in which are 10 males and 20 females this School is partly supported by subscription, and partly by payments from the parents of the children."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Great Holland - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Holland - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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