History of North Ockendon
Old School, North Ockendon. Now a private dwelling.
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Education in North Ockendon
Reports and returns on schools and education in North Ockendon. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 289. A Sunday school of 30 or 40 girls and boys. Five dames schools, containing together from 67 to 77 children."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 294. One Sunday School (commenced 1826) attended by 21 males and 19 females, and heretofore supported by the Curate who is lately deceased."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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North Ockendon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
North Ockendon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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