History of Radwinter
Radwinter Primary School, Radwinter.
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Education in Radwinter
Reports and returns on schools and education in Radwinter. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 663. Two day schools, in which about 40 are taught; and two Sunday schools, containing about 110 children, supported by a subscription. The poorer classes are desirous of having the means of instruction."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 819. Two Daily Schools, wherein 6 males and 27 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday Schoo,l of 50 males and 63 females, is supported by voluntary contributions. About three-fourths of the children in the Daily Schools attend the Sunday School also."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Radwinter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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