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History of Marks Tey >> Education in Marks Tey
Reports and returns on schools and education in Marks Tey. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 349. Two schools conducted by women. The poor are desirous of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 363. Two Daily Schools (commenced since 1818): whereof one contains 14 males and 18 females, and the other 14 children of both sexes, all of whom are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1826) supported by subscription, and attended by 18 females."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Marks Tey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Marks Tey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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