History of Little Horkesley

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Education in Little Horkesley

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


"Population 186. A weekly and Sunday school, supported by charitable contributions, containing 20 children in each."

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


"Population 223. One Sunday School in which are about 10 children of each sex; is supported by the Vicar; £20 per annum is paid by the Vicar for the instruction of 15 children of each sex, who are sent to the School of the adjoining parish of Great Horksley, there being no School house in this parish."

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

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

Little Horkesley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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