actual amount annual appears attendance average Baptists British Census cent character Christian Church of England CLASS II.-SUPPORTED CLASS III Classification Collegiate Committee Congregations connected Connexion considerable considered containing COUNTIES course dates DAY SCHOOLS Denominational Dissenters Endowed Schools England and Wales established estimate existing extent fact Factory females five Free Friends given Government Grammar grants I.-SUPPORTED improvement included income increased Independents Industrial influence institutions instruction labour latter less Males means Methodist New Connexion Municipal Borough Number of Scholars number of schools object occupation parents particular parties perhaps period persons Population portion present principally probably proportion PUBLIC SCHOOLS question Ragged Schools received reference religious bodies Report respect result returns Roman Catholics Scholars belonging seems Society Society of Friends sources Sunday school supplied supported TABLE teachers teaching tion total number various voluntary Wesleyan Methodists whole
Page 66 - Cambridge . . . Chester Cornwall . . Cumberland . Derby . . Devon Dorset . . . Durham . . Essex . . Gloucester . . Hereford . . Hertford . Huntingdon Kent .... Lancaster . . . Leicester . . . Lincoln . . . Middlesex . Monmouth . Norfolk . Northampton Northumberland Nottingham . Oxford Rutland . Salop .... Somerset . Southampton Stafford . Suffolk Surrey Sussex Warwick . . . Westmoreland . Wilts. Worcester . York (East Riding) . „ (City) „ (North Riding) . „ ( West Riding) . Total of England...
Page 66 - Bedford . Berks Buckingham Cambridge . Chester Cornwall Cumberland Derby . . Devon Dorset Durham Essex Gloucester . Hereford Hertford . Huntingdon Kent .... Lancaster . Leicester . Lincoln Middlesex . Monmouth . Norfolk . Northampton Northumberland Nottingham Oxford Rutland Salop .... Somerset Southampton Stafford Suffolk Surrey Sussex Warwick . Westmoreland . Wilts.
Page 11 - The records and the recollections which describe society so recently as fifty years ago, bear testimony to a state of ignorance and immorality so dense and general, that if any member of the present generation could be suddenly transported to that...
Page 50 - ... first sight it appears inevitable that in course of time the mass of the population, educated of necessity in Church of England schools, must gradually return to that community; but, in opposition to this natural anticipation, is the curious fact, that — while for many years past at least four fifths of all the children who have passed through public schools must have been instructed in the schools of the Church of England...
Page 69 - Sunday-school is more or less prolonged throughout the subsequent career, and mainly helps to bring about that increase of morality and deference to law on which from time to time our public writers dwell with much complacency. Indeed, it may be very fairly questioned whether Sunday-school...
Page 50 - Dissenting parents to be provided for, in order to secure religious liberty ? ' At first sight, it appears inevitable that in course of time the mass of the population educated of necessity in Church of England schools must gradually return to that community ; but in opposition to this natural anticipation is the curious fact, that, while for many years past at least...
Page 53 - It is a delegated conference of ministers and laymen, meeting twice a year, for consultation on the state and prospects of the body ; the constitution proTiding that it "shall not in any case ae.su mo a legislative authority, or become a court of appeal.
Page 70 - It is, doubtless, much to be desired that more attention should be paid by the higher classes of the Church to the working of what now has every appearance of a permanent institution ; for no expectation, probably, can be indulged, that the natural instructors of their children in religious knowledge (viz., parents), will be ever generally able and disposed to undertake and prosecute this duty; and it seems to be quite clear that the ordinary services of church and chapel are entirely inappropriate...
Page 13 - There has been much erroneous reporting on this subject. Thus the 1851 Census (Education Report) observed: 'Up to this period  the whole of what had been accomplished in the work of popular education was the fruit of private liberality incited mainly by religious zeal