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History of Lindsell >> Education in Lindsell
Reports and returns on schools and education in Lindsell. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 295. A Sunday school, supported by the parish rates, in which 35 girls and 20 boys are instructed. The poorer classes receive instruction at the Sunday school."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 381. One Sunday School wherein about 20 males and 14 females re instructed gratuitously."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
"Mistress takes pains with reading. The children are not intelligent."
Source: Minutes of the Committee of Council on education: with appendices, Volume 1, 1847
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Lindsell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Lindsell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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