Bryneglwys National School, records of

Scope and Content

Bryneglwys National School opened on 3rd March 1873. National schools are often known as 'Church Schools' and were affiliated with the local parish church.

29 scholars were admitted to the school on the first day, both boys and girls. The school divided into boys and girls and infants. The first Headteacher was William Jones and subsequent headteachers were as follows-

1875 - W. Naylor

April 3rd 1919 - M.T. Williams

6th January 1920 - Dilys Jones

7th September 1920 - Tom Owens

The school had on average 50 scholars, affected by attendance due to rural nature of school where children were employed in agricultural activities, bad weather and various epidemics.

The school closed in 2013 with children to be educated in Ysgol Dyffryn Ial in Llandegla.


Street name- N/A

Ordnance survey coordinates - 25 inch O.S. maps 1874 edition 33-4

The collection includes: log books and accounts.

Related material held at Denbighshire Archives-

PD/11/1/19- Manager's minutes

Access Information

All school records containing personal or sensitive information are closed for 75 years. This includes log books, admission and attendance registers and some minute books.

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