The School, Horndon-on-the-Hill, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Horndon-on-the-Hill >> Education in Horndon-on-the-Hill
Reports and returns on schools and education in Horndon-on-the-Hill. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 378. No school. The poor have no means of education and would be happy to embrace them if offered."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 511. Two Daily Schools: whereof one contains 6 males and 12 females; and the other (commenced 1830) 12 males and 11 females, all of whom receive instruction at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1830) wherein 29 males and 32 females are instructed gratuitously."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Horndon on the Hill - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Horndon on the Hill - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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