History of Layer Marney

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Education in Layer Marney

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

1818

"Population 150. A Sunday school, containing 26 children, conducted on Dr Bell's plan. The chruch clerk is the schoolmaster, and receives 2s. per week and half a chaldron of coals. The poorer classes are desirous of having the means of education."

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

1833

"Population 275. One Daily School in which 9 males and 11 females receive instruction at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School of 8 males and 16 females is supported by voluntary contributions."

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

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Layer Marney - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Layer Marney - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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