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History of Quendon >> Education in Quendon
Reports and returns on schools and education in Quendon. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 115. A small day school, consisting of 13 children, and the elder children are sent to a better school at a neighbouring parish, chiefly at the rector's expense. The poor have not the means of education, of which they are desirous."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 211. Two Daily Schools: in one whereof 4 males and 13 females; and in the other (commenced 1827) 9 males and 7 females, are instructed at the expense of their parents. A Sunday School, was commenced in this parish in the year 1820, and removed to the parish of Rickling in the year 1831."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Quendon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Quendon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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