History of Willingale Doe

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Education in Willingale Doe

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


"Population 331. There is a rent charge of £4 per annum on a farm which, together with subscriptions, is applied towards the maintenance of a day and Sunday school; the former containing from 40 to 50, and the latter about 60 children. The poor have the means of education "

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


"Population 466. One Daily School, in which 2 males and 5 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday National School, containing 30 males and 50 females; this School is supported partly by a rent charge of £4 per annum on a farm in the parish, partly by the Minister, and partly by small payments from the children."

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

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Willingale Doe - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Willingale Doe - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805 (map badly creased)

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