History of Manningtree
The Walls, Manningtree, c.1965
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Education in Manningtree
Reports and returns on schools and education in Manningtree. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 1,075. A national school supported by annual subscription, consisting of 71 boys and 32 girls. The poor are generally possessed of the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 1,237. One Daily National School, containing 150 males and 73 females, is partly supported by voluntary contributions and partly by payments from the parents of the children. One Sunday School of 21 maies and 39 females, is connected with Wesleyan Methodists and supported by voluntary contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Manningtree - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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