History of Mount Bures

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History of Mount Bures >> Education in Mount Bures

Education in Mount Bures

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

1818

"Population 216. A Sunday school, supported by voluntary contribution, in which 45 boys and girls are taught to read; the master has £7 per annum. The poor are unequal to defraying any expenses of education."

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

1833

"Population 262. One Sunday School of 16 males and 20 females, is supported by the Rector."

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

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Mount Bures - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Mount Bures - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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