History of Little Baddow

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Grace's Walk, Little Baddow, 1906
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Education in Little Baddow

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


"Vide Boreham. The poor are pretty well of as to education, and have ever testified a desire to give their children learning."

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


"Population 548. One Daily School, wherein about 100 or 110 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents. About the year 1827, the room in which this School is held was built by a respectable Quaker with a charitable view of giving a cheap education to the children of the united parishes of Danbury, Woodham Walter, and Little Baddow; for which purpose he purchased a piece of ground in the latter as being central to the other two parishes. See also Boreham Parish "

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


"Boys' and Girls'. Boys young; some very intelligent. Great pains have been taken to instruct them in the meaning of the Church Catechism."

Source: Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales Volume 1, 1848

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