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Durleigh: Education

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A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 6, andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds (Bridgwater and Neighbouring Parishes). Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1992.

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EDUCATION.

There was a Sunday school with 20 children in 1819. (fn. 1) In 1846 there was a day school with 22 and a Sunday school with 5 children. (fn. 2) Between 1861 and 1883 a Sunday school was held in a house near the church. (fn. 3) An infant school was recorded in 1889 but in 1894 children were said to attend schools in Bridgwater. (fn. 4)

Footnotes

  • 1. Educ. of Poor Digest, p. 782.
  • 2. Nat. Soc. Inquiry, 1846-7, Som. 8-9.
  • 3. P.O. Dir. Som. (1861); Kelly's Dir. Som. (1883).
  • 4. Kelly's Dir. Som. (1889, 1894).