History of Peldon

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Education in Peldon

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


"Population 319. A Sunday school containing 40 children."

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


"Population 424, One Day and Sunday National School, containing 10 males and 36 females daily, with 32 males and 8 females additional on Sundays; it is supported by subscription, and by small weekly contributions from the children attending the Day School, as which it commenced in 1833."

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

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

Peldon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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