St John the Baptist's Church, Mucking, c.1960. Now a private residence.Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Mucking >> Education in Mucking
Reports and returns on schools and education in Mucking. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 181. No school. The poor are desirous of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 212. No school in this parish."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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