History of Ingatestone
High Street, Ingatestone, 1925
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Education in Ingatestone
Reports and returns on schools and education in Ingatestone. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 640. Two boarding schools, some day schools, and a numerous Sunday school, containing 150 children."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 780. Eight Daily Schools (including Boarding Schools): at six of which collectively are 57 males and 36 females; at another (commenced 1831) 25 males and 13 females; at the other (commenced 1833) 6 males and 4 females: all the children in the above Schools are under instruction at the expense of their parents."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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