Swan Fountain, Mistley, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Mistley >> Education in Mistley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Mistley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 648. No school. A few of the poor children are occasionally admitted into the Manningtree national schools, but are totally without the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 876. One Sunday School (commenced 1828) in which from 50 to 60 children are instructed gratuitously. The children of this parish attend the Daily National School at Manningtree."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Mistley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Mistley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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