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History of Shelley >> Education in Shelley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Shelley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 175. The poor have the means of education at a Sunday school at Ongar, to which the rector subscribes and he also pays for the education of a few children at a neighbouring day school."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 163. One Sunday School (commenced 1828) supported by the Rector, and attended by 9 males and 8 females."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Shelley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Shelley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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