History of Pebmarsh

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Education in Pebmarsh

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


"Population 439. One daily school, in which the children pay for their education."

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


"Population 642. Four Daily Schools: in one of which are 21 males; and in the other three, 32 children of both sexes; all of whom are instructed at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools: at one whereof are 45 males, and at the other 47 females; the former is supported by an endowment of £7.14s.4d. per annum and the latter by subscription."

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


The state of education in Pebmarsh in 1867 appears in this report on employment in agriculture

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

Pebmarsh - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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