Former Primary School, West Tilbury.© Copyright David Anstiss contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of West Tilbury >> Education in West Tilbury
Reports and returns on schools and education in West Tilbury. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 117. There are lands granted by Sir John Cass for the poor of Henley on Thames, of Chelmford, and of Newington, Surrey, whether they are intended to clothe and feed the poor without instruction, the minister has no means of knowing, or how the money is applied. A Sunday school, in which 22 children are taught established by the late rector. All the poor receive instruction at the Sunday school."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 276. One Daily School, wherein 20 children of both sexes are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, of 30 children of both sexes is principally supported by the Clergyman and has a lending Library attached."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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West Tilbury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
West Tilbury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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