Garth Board/Council School, records of

Scope and Content

Garth Board/Council school opened in 1873 as a mixed junior and infants school in a rural area approximately 4 miles from Llangollen.

Garth Board/Council School's log books, previously lodged in the Ruthin Archive, were withdrawn by the school and subsequently lost.

In 2011 the school was housed in three seperate buildings on one site.

This collection includes one log book and managers minutes.


Trevor, Llangollen, Wrexham LL20 7UY

Related material held at Denbighshire Archives-

DD/DM/1227/1-8 - Photographs of Llangollen and Garth school students, pupils and teachers. 1890-1933. (8 items)

CD/A/4/74 - Plan showing proposed additions to Garth School by Llangollen Board School, 4th August 1893 (1 item)

DD/DM/101/19 - Newspaper cutting regarding the re opening of Llangollen Board Schools. Llangollen Advertiser, 30th October 1874 (copy) (1 item)

Related material held elsewhere-

( - There is a mention of the management of the school and other Board Schools in the area in the Family Notices section of the Llangollen Advertiser, 13th February 1903

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

Log books (1873-1970) and admission registers (1875-1968) withdrawn by school and lost. Not all items have a traceable accession record.

Related Material

DD/DM/1227/1-8, CD/A/4/74

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