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History of Hawkwell >> Education in Hawkwell
Reports and returns on schools and education in Hawkwell. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 264. No school. All the children of the poor classes attend the central school at Rochford."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 329. Two Daily Schools, wherein 13 males and 30 females are instructed at the expense of their parents."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Hawkwell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Hawkwell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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