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Free Schools in Each District or Parish as of 1841

District or Parish

No. of Schools

No. of Teachers

No. of Students

Amount Expended

Abbeville District

87

87

706

$2,677.06

All Saints Parish

5

5

65

$300.00

Anderson District

46

46

235

$1,208.00

Barnwell District

11

11

126

$1,200.00

Chester District

49

49

600

$1,849.23

Chesterfield District

16

16

321

$600.00

Christ Church Parish

2

2

24

$300.00

Claremont District

18

19

100

$900.00

Clarendon District

16

16

93

$600.00

Darlington District

39

39

182

$600.00

Edgefield District

40

40

423

$1,894.05

Fairfield District

20

20

100

$1,200.00

Greenville District

39

39

292

$1,476.00

Horry District

8

8

195

$300.00

Kershaw District

16

16

268

$900.00

Lancaster District

15

15

308

$2,674.00

Laurens District

41

41

338

$1,359.56

Lexington District

29

29

284

$668.64

Marion District

5

5

430

$900.00

Marlboro District

25

25

179

$618.09

Newberry District

51

51

533

$1,637.33

Orange Parish

14

14

181

$598.00

Pickens District

30

30

120

$1,014.00

Prince George's, Winyah Parish

7

7

117

$710.00

Prince William's Parish

4

4

73

$300.00

Richland District

29

29

468

$1,173.20

St. Andrew's Parish

1

1

15

$300.00

St. Bartholomew's Parish

27

27

176

$918,25

St. George's, Dorchester Parish

8

8

72

$228.00

St. Helena's Parish

3

3

61

$225.00

St. James, Goose Creek Parish

4

4

67

$421.00

St. James, Santee Parish

1

1

10

$150.00

St. John's, Berkeley Parish

3

3

57

$712.86

St. John's, Colleton Parish

4

4

65

$621.00

St. Luke's Parish

6

6

79

$553.33

St. Matthew's Parish

8

8

56

$224.00

St. Paul's Parish

1

1

18

$225.00

St. Peter's Parish

4

4

32

$424.00

St. Philip's & St. Michael's Parish

5

5

435

$5,100.00

St. Stephen's Parish

2

2

48

$225.00

St. Thomas's & St. Dennis's Parish

1

1

14

$300.00

Spartanburg District

9

9

190

$1,500.00

Union District

35

35

518

$1,255.08

Williamsburg District

10

10

121

$298.00

York District

57

57

401

$2,041.39

Totals

869

870

9,187

$43,379.12

This information comes from the South Carolina Legislature's Reports and Resolutions of the General Assemby for the year 1841, Page 117.


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