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History of Matching >> Education in Matching
Reports and returns on schools and education in Matching. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 548. Two day schools. The poor are without sufficient means of instruction of which they are desirous."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 621. One Daily School, in which 12 males and 6 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School, containing 76 males and 62 females daily, and 45 males and 50 females on Sundays; it is partly supported by voluntary contributions, and partly by penny payments from the children. This School is for the benefit of the parishes of Matching, Little Laver, and that part of High Laver which adjoins Matching."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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