History of Langford
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History of Langford >> Education in Langford
Education in Langford
Reports and returns on schools and education in Langford. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 213. A teacher is provided at the expense of Mr Westcomb for the Sunday scholars amounting to about 30."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 273. Two Daily Schools containing 10 males and 20 females are supported by charity."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Langford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Langford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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