History of Layer Breton

St Mary's Church - exterior
St Mary's Church, Layer Breton, built 1923
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Education in Layer Breton

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


"Population 193. A Sunday school attended by 15 children. The poor are without the means of education but are very desirous of possessing them."

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


"Population 262. One Day and Sunday School (commenced 1830) at which 20 males and 29 females attend daily, and 26 children of each sex on Sundays; this School is supported by the Rector."

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


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Layer Breton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Layer Breton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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