History of Little Chishill

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Education in Little Chishill

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


"Population 55. Consolidated with Heydon. A school founded by a former rector, with an endowment of £156. 5s. in the new South Sea annuities, which now stand in the present rector's name; and the interest, which is £4 13s 8d. is paid regularily to a master who educates 12 children, and he takes as many extra scholars. The resident dissenting minister has a Sunday school of his own, in which 26 children are instructed. A day school, containing 20 children."

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


"Population 106. One Sunday School consisting of 47 males and 64 females is supported by voluntary contributions and connected with Dissenters. The majority of the children are from adjoining parishes."

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

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

Little Chishill - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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