Bull Corner, Great Sampford, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Sampford >> Education in Great Sampford
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Sampford. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 603. A Sunday school, supported by the farmers containing 60 children; and two day schools, in which 51 receive instruction. Many of the poorer classes are desirous of having the means of education, in which they are deficient."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 800. One Daily School, in which 15 males and 24 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, attended by 30 males and 26 females, is supported by voluntary contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Great Sampford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Sampford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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