History of Pentlow

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Education in Pentlow

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


"Population 254. A Sunday school, established in 1800, and was then confined to the poor children of the parish, but about two years since it was opened to the children of the neighbourhood, containing in all about 100. The poor are without sufficient means of education "

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


"Population 340. One Daily School, wherein about 20 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, of 46 males and 76 females, (under the superintendence of the Minister), is supported chiefly by a collection made after an annual sermon."

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

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

Pentlow - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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