History of High Laver
All Saints Church, High Laver
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History of High Laver >> Education in High Laver
Education in High Laver
Reports and returns on schools and education in High Laver. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 418. The poor have not sufficient means of education but they are desirous of possessing them."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 495. One Daily School (commenced 1832) wherein 23 males and 17 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1833) at which are 12 children of botn sexes this School is supported by the Incumbent."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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High Laver - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
High Laver - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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