History of Woodham Mortimer

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Education in Woodham Mortimer

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


"Population 295. A Sunday school, containing 20 boys and 24 girls. All the children of the poor can receive instruction at the Sunday school, and their parents are very desirous they should do so."

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


"Population 339. One Day and Sunday School, containing 14 males and 29 females daily, and 1O males and 5 females additional on Sundays, is supported by voluntary contributions, and by the payment of 1d. per week from each child attending daily; it commenced as a Daily School in 1830, but had existed as a Sunday School 10 or 12 years previously."

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

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Woodham Mortimer - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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