History of Tolleshunt Knights

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Education in Tolleshunt Knights

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

1818

"Population 307. No school in this parish. The poor are desirous of having the meant of education."

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

1833

"Population 374. Two Daily Schools, whereof one (commenced 1829) contains 8 children of each sex, and the other (commenced 1831) 8 males and 9 females; these children are instructed at the expense of their parents, with the exception of 3 in the former school, who are paid by the Rector. One Sunday School, supported by the Rector in which are 9 males and 20 females."

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

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Tollshunt Knights - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Tollshunt Knights - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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