History of Great Sampford

Great Sampford © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Bull Corner, Great Sampford, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

History of Great Sampford >> Education in 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.

1818

"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

1833

"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

Back to History of Great Sampford

my ancestors logo

My Ancestors.

Are your ancestors from Great Sampford? Why not tell us their story: My Great Sampford Ancestors.

Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers

newspaper
Essex Standard Newspaper

Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.

Find your ancestors in the newspapers.
Try our example search to discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.

Also look at other newspaper archives and learn how they can help you research your ancestors. >>more

map
Great Sampford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

map
Great Sampford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0

Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?

Southminster

Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.