Former schoolhouse, Bird Lane, Great Warley. Now a private house.© Copyright John Winfield contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Great Warley >> Education in Great Warley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Great Warley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 492. Three schools in which 45 children are taught. The poorer classes have sufficient means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 424. Three Daily Schools, in which 26 males and 28 females are instructed partly at the expense of their parents, and partly at that of charitable persons in the vicinity. One Sunday School, wherein 29 children of both sexes are instructed gratuitously."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
"42 boys and girls present. Same mistress. School in excellent order; instruction conducted with care, but very limited religious teaching; quite satisfactory."
Source: Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education by Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools, Volume 1, 1846
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