History of Little Wigborough
St. Nicholas' Church, Little Wigborough
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History of Little Wigborough >> Education in Little Wigborough
Education in Little Wigborough
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Wigborough. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 106. The children of the poor receive instruction in a neighbouring parish."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 123. No school in this parish."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Little Wigborough - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Wigborough - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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