Pentre Broughton Board School, records of

Scope and Content

Also known as Pentre Broughton Black Lane County Primary School.

Pentre Broughton Board School opened in 1860. The first headmaster was George Benjamin Davies.

Log books mention collier's strikes and the general strike of 1926.

In 1935 all children over the age of eleven were transferred to Brynteg Central School.

In 1989 the school was remodelled and continues to serve as a primary school.


Related material held at Denbighshire Archives-

CD/A/4/8-11- Plans

ED/9- Brynteg Board school records, 1875-1978

ED/X/9/4-5- Black Lane School plans, 1895

The collection includes: log books; admission registers; attendance registers; managers minutes; accounts; and plans.

Secondary Sources

John Bagshaw, Broughton Then and Now, 1992


School records are arranged as follows;

1. Log books

2. Admission registers

3. Attendance registers

4. Managers minutes

5. Accounts

6. Plans

7. Photographs

8. Miscellaneous

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

Collection level extent has been estimated.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright restrictions apply.

Geographical Names