History of Stanway

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St Albright's Church, Stanway
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History of Stanway >> Education in Stanway

Education in Stanway

Reports and returns on schools and education in Stanway. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.


"Population 431. A Sunday school, lately established, containing about 40 boys and girls. The teachers have between them £6 10s. per annum arising from subscriptions. The poor have not sufficient means of education which they are very desirous of possessing."

Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818


"Population 665. Four Daily Schools: one of which contains 13 males and 21 females, of whom 22 are paid for by subscription, and the remainder by their parents; the other three (commenced since 1818) collectively containing 29 children of both sexes, are partly supported by payments from the children, but chiefly by subscription. Two Sunday Schools, wherein are 22 males and 55 females, are supported by subscription and have lending Libraries attached."

Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833

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