Primary School (built 1877), Manuden.© Copyright Brian Chadwick contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Manuden >> Education in Manuden
Reports and returns on schools and education in Manuden. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 562. A Sunday school, supported by voluntary subscription, also daily schools for boys and girls. The poorer classes have not the ability to pay for children's education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 695. Three Daily Schools: two of which contain 14 males and 7 females; and in the other (commenced 1828) are 3 males and 11 females, in these Schools the children are instructed at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools: at one of which are 41 males and 32 females, who attend the Established Church; and at the other (commenced 1832) connected with Dissenters, are 33 males and 22 females: these Schools are supported by voluntary contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Manuden - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Manuden - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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