History of Ovington
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Education in Ovington
Reports and returns on schools and education in Ovington. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Consolidated parishes of Ovington (population 115) and Tilbury Juxta Clare (population 167). A Sunday school, in which 30 children are instructed. The poor have not sufficient means of education, and are desirous of possessing them."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"(Ovington only) Population 179. One Daily School (commenced 1824) wherein 2 males and 4 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, of 8 males and 9 females, is partly supported by an allowance of £2 per annum from the parish rates, the Rector supplying the deficiency."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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