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History of Great Parndon >> Education in Great Parndon
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Parndon. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 347. One school [no details give]. The poor receive the means of education from the chrity of individuals."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 296. One Daily School, containing 20, chiefly females, is supported by private contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
"38 boys and girls. A small building, without yard or offices, 16 x 20 feet. Nine-inch wall. Cost about £50. Very meagre instruction. Mistress has not been trained."
Source: Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education by Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools, Volume 1, 1846
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Great Parndon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Parndon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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