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History of Little Easton >> Education in Little Easton
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Easton. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 271. A school on the national system,, and one by a private individual. The poorer classes have the means of instruction, by applying to the minister; and a children are sent to a charity school at Great Esaton, under the patronage of Lord Maynard."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 350. Two Daily Schools (commenced about 1827): whereof one contains 28 females, and the other 12 males; the former School is supported by Lady Maynard, and the latter by the Rector."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Little Easton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Easton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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