History of Sandon

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Education in Sandon

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


"Population 348. One daily school, consisting of 34 boys and girls. The poorer classes are without sufficient means of instruction, and are desirous of possessing them."

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


"Population 525. One Daily School, containing 10 males and 30 females. Three Sunday Schools: in one of which are 40 children of both sexes; in another (commenced 1824) 12 males; and in the other (commenced 1829) 15 males and 17 females. The Daily and two first-mentioned Sunday Schools are supported chiefly by the Rector; and the other, which has a lending Library attached, by Independent Dissenters."

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

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

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