History of Stisted

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C of E Primary School Academy, Stisted. School fonded in 1836. Building dates from 1872.
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History of Stisted >> Education in Stisted

Education in Stisted

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

1818

"Population 574. Two charity schools, held on Thursdays and Sundays, one containing 28 boys, and one in which 55 girls are instructed; both supported by voluntary contributions. The poor avail themselves of the means of education which are sufficient, but the minister regrets that from the low state of their finances, they are unable to open the preceding schools every day in the week, and he also states that it would be very desirable if Lord Oxford's endowment could be rendered beneficial to the parish. "

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

1833

"Population 895. Three Daily Schools containing as follows: 8 males and 6 females (commenced 1819); 25 males and 22 females (commenced 1825); and 5 males and 3 females (commenced 1832); in these Schools, the children are instructed at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools supported by subscription and attended by 63 males and 62 females."

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

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Stisted - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Stisted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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