St Peter and St Paul's Church, Shellow Bowells (now converted to a house).© Copyright Robert Edwards contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Shellow Bowells >> Education in Shellow Bowells
Reports and returns on schools and education in Shellow Bowells. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 98. The poor have the means of education at Willingale Doe schools ."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 143. No School in the parish."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Shellow Bowells - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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