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History of Little Oakley >> Education in Little Oakley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Oakley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 201. A national school, in which 27 or 28 boys and girls receive instruction, and the numbers are likely to increase. The poor are thankful for the means of education provided for them in the national school."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 244. One Daily School (commenced 1830) containing 12 males and 17 females, is partly supported by the Rector and partly by payments from the parents of the children."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Little Oakley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Oakley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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