History of Hadstock

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Village Hall (formerly the school), Hadstock
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Education in Hadstock

Reports and returns on schools and education in Hadstock. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.


"Population 329. A Sunday school, containing about 40 children of both sexes, supported by annual subscriptions, and superintended by the rector and his family. A school of industry which contains about 40 children, who are clothed, and on Sundays about 70 are instructed; this school besides clothing the children, gives some emolument to their parents. The preceding schools bave been brought to their present state of perfection by the exertions of the rector, for which he has received the thanks of the county society for educating the poor, and who have recommended his plan to the clergymen of country parishes as a system worthy of their adoption."

Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818


"Population 424. One Day and Sunday School, attended by 25 males and 38 females daily, with a few others (who are engaged during the week) additional on Sundays; this School is chiefly supported by the Rector."

Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833

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Hadstock - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Hadstock - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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