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History of Langley >> Education in Langley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Langley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 288. No school in this parish. The children of the poorer classes have the privilege of attending the Sunday school of Clavering."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 384. One Daily School (commenced 1826) in which 30 children of both sexes receive instruction at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools: in one of which (commenced 1824) are 15 males and 10 females; this School is supported by the voluntary subscription of the Governors of Christ's Hospital, London, and the Vicar of the parish; and 10 of the children are allowed to attend three days in each week; the other School (commenced 1826) is connected with Particular Baptists, and consists of 22 males and 38 females, who are instructed gratuitously."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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