Bambers Green, Takeley, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Takeley >> Education in Takeley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Takeley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 783. A Sunday school, containing 70 children; the master has £13 per annum, the funds are £5 from the Dunmow society, and £10 per year collected from the parishioners. There are several of the poor desirous of having the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 1,009. One Infant School, containing 26 children of both sexes; and one Daily School, 12 males in these Schools; the children are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1832) supported by subscription and attended by 100 children of both sexes."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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