History of Widdington
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Education in Widdington
Reports and returns on schools and education in Widdington. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 315. Two small village schools, in which 48 children are taught. The poor anxiously desire the means of education."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 386. Two Daily Schools: whereof one contains 12 females, and is supported by the Rector; the other 20 males and 8 females, of whom 12 are paid for by the Essex Congregational Society, and the remainder are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Sunday School, of from 14 to 25 males, is supported by voluntary contributions."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Widdington - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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