History of Tendring

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Former National School (built 1842), Tendring
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Education in Tendring

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


"Population 619. A Sunday school, supported by voluntary subscription, in which on an average, 70 children are taught. The poorer classes have the means of education."

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


"Population 758. Five Daily Schools, collectively containing 82 of both sexes, are partly supported by the charity of private individuals and partly by payments from the children. One Sunday School, of 37 males and 65 females, is supported by subscription."

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


"An efficient village school which I have found improved on every visit. Reading accurate and distinct, good writing and spelling. Singing on Miss Glover's system, very good. The deficiency in the income paid by the rector."

Source: Minutes of the Committee of Council on education: with appendices, Volume 1, 1847

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

Tendring - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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