Abergele Grammar School and Secondary Modern Schools, records of

Scope and Content

Abergele County School opened in temporary premises in Water Street in 1895; the Rhuddlan Road site opened officially in 1899. The school was renamed Abergele Grammar School in 1945.

The Central School opened in 1938 and became the Secondary Modern School under the 1944 Act and later renamed Ysgol Dinorben in 1949.

The Grammar and Secondary Moderns schools combined in 1967 to form Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan Comprehensive.

This collection includes admissions registers for Abergele County, Abergele Central and Emrys ap Iwan schools. The records for the County School are most extensive and include minutes of governors meetings and photographs.


The collection is arranged chronologically by-

1. Records of Abergele County School (1894-1967)

2. Records of Abergele Central School (1938-1967)

3. Records of Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan (1967 onwards)

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.

Archivist's Note

All records with no accession number were transferred from Denbighshire Education Department (no date).

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright restrictions apply.

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