History of Lambourne and Abridge

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Education in Lambourne and Abridge

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

1818

"Population 595. The poor have not sufficient means of education. Two schools exist in two adjoining parishes, to one of which this parish has the privilege of sending 20 boys and girls and to the other 2 boys; to the former of these Edward Perceval esq., pays a salary of £25."

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

1833

"Population 778. Two Daily Schools, in which are about 32 children of both sexes, of whom 14 are paid for by charitable individuals, and the rest by their parents. One Sunday School, of 65 males and 40 females, is supported by the Rector. There is an endowed School in the parish of Stapleford Abbotts, to which the the Lord of the Manor, a resident in Lambourne, has the right of sending 20 boys from this parish, and who are now receiving education there. There is also an endowed School in Chigwell parish, to which it is believed this parish has the privilege of sending boys, but the overseers can obtain no satisfactory information upon that subject"

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

1848

"Boys and Girls. A handsome school two schoolrooms some of the children are intelligent Not much progress in any subject but some of the children are intelligent."

Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales) !848

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Lambourne - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Lambourne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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