History of Stebbing
Primary School, Stebbing.
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Education in Stebbing
Reports and returns on schools and education in Stebbing. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 1,072. About 90 girls and 60 boys attend the Sunday schools, supported by voluntary contributions. The poor are desirous of having their children educated."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 1,434. Three Daily Schools, in which collectively 46 males and 24 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School of the Established Church (commenced 1832) wherein are 24 males and 13 females daily, and 40 males and 35 females on Sundays; the children pay 1d. per week, the remainder of the expense being provided for by subscription; a lending Library is attached to this School. One Sunday School, consisting of 80 males and 78 females, is supported by subscription; this School is connected with Independents and has a lending Library attached."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Stebbing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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