History of Rayne

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Rayne, c.1955
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Education in Rayne

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


"Population 261. One school for girls, supported by annual subscriptions, in which from 12 to 16 are taught. The poor are without sufficient means of education."

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


"Population 320. One Daily School, containing 17 females; and one Sunday School, at which are 20 males; both are supported by annual subscription, besides which, from 12 to 20 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents in a small School kept by a female."

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

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

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