History of Great Horkesley
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Education in Great Horkesley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Horkesley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 530. A school has been established by individuals. The poor are desirous of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 697. One Day and Sunday School at which 52 males and 54 females attend daily, and 65 males and 59 females on Sundays; it is supported partly by subscription and partly by penny weekly payments from the children."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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