Postcard of the School, Navestock Heath
History of Navestock >> Education in Navestock
Reports and returns on schools and education in Navestock. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 775. The mistress of a school having died, which was partly supported by the late lady Waldegrave and the vicar; lord Waldegrave has built a school, and a master is engaged who teaches rather more than 40 children on Dr Bell's system, and the vicar has engaged to superintend it."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 852. One Daily School, containing 60 children of both sexes, is wholly supported by the Earl of Waldegrave."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Navestock - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Navestock - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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