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History of Great Stambridge >> Education in Great Stambridge
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Stambridge. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 359. The poor attend daily at school at Rochford."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 405. One Sunday School, attended by 17 males and 25 females, is supported by voluntary contributions. The children of this parish have the privilege of attending the National School at Rochford."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Great Stambridge - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Stambridge - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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