History of High Ongar

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Education in High Ongar

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


"Population 859. A Sunday school, consisting of 74 boys and girls; and a day school, containing 60 children, chiefly girls, on Dr Bell's plan, principally supported by subscription."

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


"Population 1,205. Four Daily Schools: containing as follows, 3 males and 9 females; 3 males and 9 females (commenced 1828); 12 females (commenced 1829); 10 males and 9 females (commenced 1833); these children are all instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Boarding School (commenced 1826) wherein are 16 males, whose education is at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School, of 38 males and 51 females, who attend the Established Church; this School is supported by subscription. One Sunday School, connected with Dissenters, in which 25 males and 36 females are instructed gratuitously."

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

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High Ongar - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

High Ongar - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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