History of Margaretting

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St. Margaret's Church, Margaretting.
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Education in Margaretting

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


"Population 399. A Sunday school, consisting of 30 boys and as many girls; also four day schools, in which from 80 to 90 children are educated. The boys of this place are not neglected as they have the means of education."

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


"Population 545. Two Daily Schools, in which are 50 children of both sexes. One Boarding School, wherein are 27 males and 11 females; in all the above Schools the children are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, of about 50 children of both sexes, is partly supported by an endowment of £8 per annum, and partly by subscription. The Sunday School is composed of the children who attend the two Daily Schools."

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

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