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History of Weeley >> Education in Weeley
Reports and returns on schools and education in Weeley. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 1,050. A daily school, supported by the rector and parishioners, on the principles of the national society. All the children of the poor are taught to read at the national school, and for which their relatives are very thankful."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 573. Two Daily Schools: one of which contains 12 females, and is supported by subscription, chiefly from the Rector; in the other School 12 males are instructed at the expense of their parents. Two Sunday Schools (wherein are 34 males and 41 females) in one whereof are 63 females; this School is partly supported by a sum of £9 4s. per annum, which about the year 1824 was bequeathed to a National and Sunday School, but the former appears to be laid aside, and the annuity is applied with subscriptions, to the support of the latter; in the other School (commenced 1829) 12 children are instructed gratuitously by Wesleyan Methodists."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Weeley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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