History of Heybridge
Mill Beech Hotel, Heybridge, c.1955
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Education in Heybridge
Reports and returns on schools and education in Heybridge. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 532. Three schools kept by women, in which 34 children receive education, who pay 3d. or 4d. per week. The poor are desirous of the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Pop 1,064 One Infant School (commenced 1829) in which are 13 males and 4 females; and One Daily School (commenced 1831) wherein are 5 males and 17 females; in both Schools the instruction is at the expense of the parents. Most of the children of this parish attend the Schools in the borough of Maldon."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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