Llanferres National/Endowed School, records of

Scope and Content

Llanferres National/Endowed School was opened in 1763 when the original school house was built (endowed by Catherine Jones of Colomendy). An additional school building was added to the school house around 1847. National schools were often known as "Church Schools" and were affiliated with local parish churches.

The school ceased to have aided status and became a Controlled School 1953 and it eventually closed in December 1976

A new school built on a new site opened 1977, named Ysgol John Davies, Llanferres. Became a cluster school in 1991 with Ysgol Llanarmon yn Ial and Ysgol Graianrhyd.

Later school federated with Ysgol Llanarmon-yn-Ial, and became a twin site school named Ysgol Bro Fammau.

This collection includes log books and managers minutes.

Location of original school

Street name- N/A

25 inch O.S. maps (1872 - 1912) Llanferres School is on sheet 15-4.

Related material-

PD/43/1/54 - Abstract of deed establishing free school in Llanferres (1764)

NTD/31- Typed copy of abstract of trust deed of Llanferres School (1764)

PD/57/1/69-75, 78-96 Parish Records transferred to Flintshire

ED/43- Llanarmon yn Ial National School records, 1836-1964

Secondary material-

"Llanferres Endowed School 1763-1976" by T.W. Pritchard (1976)

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.

Related Material

FRO- PD/57/1/69-75, 78-96.

NTD/31, PD/43/1/54

ED/43- Llanarmon School records

ED/102- Graianrhyd School records


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