History of Little Sampford
St. Mary's Church, Little Sampford
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Education in Little Sampford
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Sampford. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 338. A day school, chiefly supported by the rector. The poor are desirous of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 423. One Daily School, containing 7 males and 11 females, of whom 6 females are paid for by the Rector, and the remainder of the children by their parents. One Sunday School, of 15 males and 23 females (commenced 1832) is supported by voluntary contributions females."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Little Sampford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Sampford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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