History of Little Clacton
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Education in Little Clacton
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Clacton. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 443. A Sunday school, containing about 45 children, entirely supported by voluntary contributions. the funds are very inadequate for the education of the poor, who are desirous of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 546. One Daily School, wherein from 10 to 20 children of both sexes receive instruction at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School of 25 males and 30 females; is supported by the Vicar and the principal inhabitants. The children who attend the Daily School are included in the Sunday School also."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Little Clacton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Clacton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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