Fingest

Fingest is a huddle of houses centred around the Norman church with its unusual saddle-back roofed tower. No doubt this community came into being here because of the several springs which are still around, which would have been a convenient supply of water.

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Education Provision 1833

Fingest Parish (Pop. 340)

Three Daily Schools, in which are collectively 36 males and 19 females; one is endowed by the Rev. Francis Edmonds, for the education of 6 males and 6 females, the rest of the children are paid for by their parents.

One Sunday School, consisting of 80 males and 108 females, supported by subscription.

ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Notes on Fingest

Description of Fingest from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

 

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