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History of Netteswell >> Education in Netteswell
Reports and returns on schools and education in Netteswell. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 275. A school, for the instruction of 10 boys and 10 girls; the master and mistress have together a salary of £28 10s. and a cauldron of coals, a good house for the school and their residence, and a piece of garden ground, with the privilege of taking extra children. The poor shew a laudable desire of having their children educated, and there are sufficient means for that purpose."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 316. One Daily School, containing 8 males and 12 females, is supported by the proceeds of an endowment."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Netteswell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Netteswell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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