History of Heydon

The Old Post Office, Heydon
The Old Post Office, Heydon
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History of Heydon >> Education in Heydon

Education in Heydon

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


"Population 272. Consolidated with Little Chishall. A school founded by a former rector, with an endowment of £156. 5s. in the new South Sea annuities, which now stand in the present rector's name; and the interest, which is £4 13s 8d. is paid regularily to a master who educates 12 children, and he takes as many extra scholars. The resident dissenting minister has a Sunday school of his own, in which 26 children are instructed. A day school, containing 20 children."

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


"Population 259. One Daily School, wherein are 16 males and 24 females, this School is partly supported by endowment of £4. 13s. 8d. per annum South Sea stock, and partly by payments from the parents of the children."

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

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