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History of Langham >> Education in Langham
Reports and returns on schools and education in Langham. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 661. The churchwarden of the parish receives from 20s. to 30s. annually, part of the proceeds of a farm lying in the parish of East Bergholt, Suffolk; which was left to put 3 poor children to a day school. No school in this parish. The poor would gladly avail themselves of the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 821. Four Daily Schools, in which are 37 males and 59 females. Two Sunday Schools: in one whereof are 70 children, who attend the Established Church; the other appertains to Baptists and is attended by 30 males and 24 females All the above Schools (commenced since 1818) and are supported by subscription."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Langham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Langham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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