History of Pattiswick

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Education in Pattiswick

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


"Population 253. One school kept by a woman. The poor are desirous of having the means of instruction afforded them."

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


"Population 341. One Daily School, in which 12 children of both sexes receive instruction at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools: in one (of the Established Church) are 60; and, in the other, connected with Independents, 25 children of both sexes; these Schools are supported by voluntary contributions, and all have commenced since 1818."

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


"No return made of the income of the school, which is maintained principally at the expense of a private family. The children are remarkably neat and clean. Catechism and hymns repeated by a large proportion of the children. The elder girls intelligent; ciphering and spelling very imperfect; work particularly neat."

Source: Minutes of the Committee of Council on education: with appendices, Volume 1, 1847

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Pattiswick - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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