High Street, Pitsea, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Pitsea >> Education in Pitsea
Reports and returns on schools and education in Pitsea. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 223. A day and Sunday school, built and supported at the curate's own expense. The poor are desirous of having the means of instruction."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 276. One Daily School (commenced 1821) containing from 35 to 50 children of both sexes (of whom about two thirds are males) who receive instruction at the expense of their parents."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Pitsea - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Pitsea - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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