History of Stanford-le-Hope
The School, Stanford-le-Hope, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Stanford-le-Hope >> Education in Stanford-le-Hope
Education in Stanford-le-Hope
Reports and returns on schools and education in Stanford-le-Hope. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 242. There is £950 left to establish a school in the 3 per cents and £300 in the South Sea annuities, which sums have not yet been received, as they are not to be appropriated till the death of a Mrs Johnson, who is very old, and the rector is fearful the £300 will be lost. A school kept in the vestry at which the children pay for education. The poor have the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 330. One Daily School, (commenced 1824) containing about 12 children of both sexes (who also attend on Sundays); is supported by the proceeds of an endowment."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Stanford-le-Hope - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stanford-le-Hope - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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