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History of Shalford >> Education in Shalford
Reports and returns on schools and education in Shalford. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 539. A Sunday school, containing 50 children, superintended by the minister, and assisted by the church clerk, who receives about 3 guineas per annum from the churchwardens; and two little day schools, consisting of 16 children."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 701. Three Daily Schools: one of which contains 4 males and 6 females; another (commenced 1828) 5 males and 12 females; and the other (commenced 1830) 20 of both sexes; in these Schools the children are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, of 11 males and 12 females, is chiefly supported by the Minister."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Shalford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Shalford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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