History of Rawreth

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Education in Rawreth

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


"Population 223. No school. The porr are desirous of possessing the means of education."

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


"Population 321. One Daily School, wherein 7 children of both sexes receive instruction at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1821) at which are 31 children of both sexes; it is supported by the Rector, who has a lending Library, whence parents or children may be supplied with books on paying 3d. per quarter; the children also have the privilege of paying 1d. per Sunday into a bank, at the end of the year they receive the amount in clothing, with as many pence in addition (not exceeding 54) as their conduct merits."

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

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

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