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History of North Benfleet >> Education in North Benfleet
Reports and returns on schools and education in North Benfleet. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 224. No schooling. The poor are without the means of instruction and are very desirous of them."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 300. One Sunday School supported by subscription and attended by 18 males and 7 females."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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North Benfleet - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
North Benfleet - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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