History of North Shoebury

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History of North Shoebury >> Education in North Shoebury

Education in North Shoebury

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

1818

"Population 185. The poor have the opportunity of education at a school at Great Wakering to which this parish subscribes."

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

1833

"Population 226. There is a Daily School kept by a female, to which the children of the labouring poor are sent while their parents are at work in the fields; there is only 1 boy at present; in the summer there are about 12 children."

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

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North Shoebury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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North Shoebury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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