History of South Ockendon
The Green, South Ockendon, c.1955
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History of South Ockendon >> Education in South Ockendon
Education in South Ockendon
Reports and returns on schools and education in South Ockendon. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 571. A Sunday school, containing about 48 boys and 42 girls, to which the farmers and rector subscribe £20 yearly; the master has £3, the mistress £1 1s., the landlord for rent, £6, and the residue is applied for coals, candles, stationery and rewards."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 816. Four Daily Schools, wherein 20 males and 56 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, in which about 50 children of each sex are taught gratuitously."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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South Ockendon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
South Ockendon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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