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History of Sheering >> Education in Sheering
Reports and returns on schools and education in Sheering. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 349. A school, in which 16 girls are taught by a mistress, who receives £10 per ann. arising from £5 given by the present incumbent for ever, and the remiander from the voluntary contributions of the clergyman and parishioners."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 547. One Daily School (commenced 1821) in which 8 children of each sex are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School, wherein 19 males and 35 females attend daily, and the same children, with a few exceptions, and occasionally a few others, on Sundays; the Daily School is endowed to the extent of £105 three and a half per cent. Consols; 45 out of the 54 receive their instruction without payment, the School therefore is mainly supported by voluntary contributions, furnishing a salary of £20 per annum to the mistress, who is also allowed a room to live in."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Sheering - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Sheering - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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