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History of Little Maplestead >> Education in Little Maplestead
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Maplestead. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 290. The poor have not the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 373. One Daily School, in which 6 children of each sex are instructed at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools: in one whereof are 36 males and 50 females, who attend the Established Church; and in the other, connected with Independents, are 18 males and 20 females: these Schools are supported by voluntary contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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