History of Littlebury

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Littlebury, 1919
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Education in Littlebury

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


"Population 568. One school, open to all the chidren of the parish, amounting at present to 11. The master has a dwelling house adjoining the school-room, and the rents arising from about 24 acres of land in this parish, and two cottages both copyhold of the manor of Littlebury. Four day schools, consisting of 68 children, and one Sunday school in which 91 receive instruction. The poor have sufficient menas of education."

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


"Population 875. Four Daily Schools: one of which contains 23 males and 14 females, and is supported by endowment; this School is free to all the children born in the parish; in the other three Schools 30 males and 36 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School of 54 males and 75 females, is supported by subscription"

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

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Littlebury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Littlebury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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