Education Provision 1833

Princes Risborough Parish (Pop. 2,122)

Three Daily Schools, one contains 10 males and 20 females; one kept by a Baptist minister, 6 males; the other (commenced 1833), 24 males; all under instruction at the expense of their parents.

Three Sunday Schools (commenced since 1818), maintained by Baptists, consisting of 165 males and 206 females;

There are several small Schools wherein lace-making is taught to females; it is observed that several hundred children in this and the adjoining parish of Monks Risborough are only receiving instruction on Sundays; and many from extreme poverty cannot even partake of that benefit.

ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.