History of White Colne

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White Colne, c.1955
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History of White Colne >> Education in White Colne

Education in White Colne

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


"Population 233. No schooling. The poor are without the means of education and are very desirous of pssessing them."

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


"Population 384. Five Daily Schools in which 46 males and 52 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School supported by subscription wherein are 36 males and 30 females. The above Schools have commenced since 1818."

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

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White Colne - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

White Colne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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