History of Pleshey
Site of the castle, Pleshey, c.1965
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Education in Pleshey
Reports and returns on schools and education in Pleshey. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 221. A day school for the instruction of 6 girls, supported by voluntary contribution. The poorer classes are without the means of educating their children."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 320. Two Daily Schools, wherein 14 males and 7 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, (commenced 1832) attended by 38 males and 43 females, is supported by voluntary contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Pleshey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Pleshey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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