History of Thundersley
Hart Road, Thundersley, c.1960
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Education in Thundersley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Thundersley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 260. The poorer classes are without the means of education and are desirous of possessing them."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 526. Two Daily Schools, whereof one contains 7 children of each sex and is supported by Mrs Bosanquet, and the other (commenced 1830) 9 males and 18 females who are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School (commenced 1832) supported by the Curate and attended by 13 children of each sex."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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