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History of Stambourne >> Education in Stambourne
Reports and returns on schools and education in Stambourne. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 356. A parish school in which about 1l boys and 13 girls are taught and another private school with which the minister has no connection The poor are desirons of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 475. Two Daily Schools, wherein 11 males and 19 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School, in which are 25 children of both sexes daily, and 52 on Sundays, it is partly supported by the rent of a farm, which is received by the Rector once in four years, and is applied to defray the expense of the Daily School: the children also pay one halfpenny each per week."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
The state of education in Stambourne in 1867 appears in this report on employment in agriculture
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Stambourne - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stambourne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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