History of Little Bromley

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History of Little Bromley >> Education in Little Bromley

Education in Little Bromley

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

1818

"Population 350. A legacy of £3 per annum was left by the late incumbent, which, with the assistance of the parish and the rector, affords instruction to about 70 children on Sundays. The teacher has £5 7s. and the clerk for teaching singing, £2 12s. yearly.

Two daily schools kept by women, in which there are about 35 children taught to read. Some of the poor are without the means of education, but were there a free school, the rector thinks the children would be sent more regularily."

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

1833

"Population 383. Two Daily Schools, containing 14 males and 27 females, are partly supported by private charity and partly by payments from the parents of the children. One Sunday School, composed of the children who attend the Daily Schools, with 2 males in addition, is supported by an endowment of £3 per annum."

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

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Little Bromley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Little Bromley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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