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History of Little Bardfield >> Education in Little Bardfield
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Bardfield. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 247. One school, containing 18 boys and girls; the teacher has £18 the sum fixed by the founder, and payable from certain lands."
"A Sunday school, supported by the parishioners, containing from 25 to 30 children."
"The poor in general are without sufficient means of education, and are anxious to possess them."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 295. One Day and Sunday School consisting of about 9 children of each sex daily, and of about 20 on Sundays, it is partly supported by endowment and partly by voluntary contributions "
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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