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Day Schools in Montgomeryshire in 1847

 

This Montgomeryshire database consists of day schools which existed in 1847 included here within an alphabetical list of parishes 
It contains the names and types of day schools listed in the Reports of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the State of Education in Wales published in 1847, the infamous Blue Books.

These complete Reports can be viewed in detail on the National Library of Wales site where, in the Appendices, extensive data on individual  schools is shown ; there is a separate table for  Sunday Schools  - and also separate parish based reports under Minutes of Evidence which are well worth investigating

The Montgomeryshire section of the Tabular Report of Day Schools in the Appendices starts on page 246 and ends on page 264 (entries take up 4 pages).

If a parish isn't listed below then it has no Day School entries in the Reports

For further  reading there is a bibliography of books/articles on education in Wales on Genuki Wales - including several online

Aberhafesb

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Berriew

Day Schools

  • Free School, Boys (Church)
  • Free School, Girls (Church)
  • Mr Ambrose's School (Private)
  • Pandyffridd School (Private)
  • Efailfach School (Dame)

 

Bettws-Cedewen

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Mr Lloyd's School (Private)
  • New Well Chapel School (Private)
  • Mr Ashford's School (Private)

 

Buttington

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Trewern (Church)

 

Carno

Day Schools

  • Madam Bevan's School (Church)

 

Castle Caereinion

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Jerusalem Chapel School (British)

 

Cemmaes

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • British School (British)

 

Ceri

Day Schools

  • Kerry Free School, Boys (Church)
  • Kerry Free School, Girls (Church)
  • Garn School (Private)

 

Church Stoke

Day Schools

  • Church Stoke School (Church)
  • Mrs Jones's School (Dame)

 

Criggion

Day Schools

  • Criggion School (Church)

 

Darowen

Day Schools

  • Darowen School (Church)

 

Forden

Day Schools

  • Mr Rogers's School (Private)
  • Montgomery and Welshpool House of Industry School (Workhouse)

 

Garthbeibio

Day Schools

  • Mr Jones's School (Private)

 

Guilsfield

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Tabernacle School  (British)
  • Mr Davies's School (Private)
  • Mrs Evans's School (Dame)
  • Mrs Cadwalader's School (Dame)
  • Mrs Owen's School (Dame)

 

Hyssington

Day Schools

  • Mrs Pugh's School (Dame)

 

Kerry - see Ceri

 

Llanbrynmair

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Dr Williams's School (Independent)
  • Mrs Evans's School (Dame)
  • Mrs McCarthy's School (Dame)
  • Pennant School (No sect)

 

Llandinam

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Llandrinio

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Deythur Free School (Church)
  • Mrs Davies's School (Dame)

 

Llandysil

Day Schools

  • Mr Powell's School (Private)
  • Mrs Bumford's School (Dame)

 

Llandysilio

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Mrs Pugh's School (Dame)

 

Llanerful

Day Schools

  • Free School (Church)

 

Llanfaircaereinion

Day Schools

  • Mr Roberts's School (Private)
  • Pentyrch Chapel School (Private)
  • Miss Owen's School (Dame)

 

Llanfechain

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Llanfihangel

Day Schools

  • Free School (Church)

 

Llanfyllin

Day Schools

  • Charity School (Boys)  (Church)
  • Charity School (Girls)  (Church)
  • Union School, Boys (Workhouse)
  • Union School, Girls (Workhouse)
  • Mr Owen's School (Private)
  • Miss Jones's School (Dame)

 

Llangadfan

Day Schools

  • Llangadfan School (Church)

 

Llangurig

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Cwm Balau, Mr Davies's School (Private)

 

Llangynog

Day Schools

  • Ebenezer Chapel School (No sect)

 

Llangynyw

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Peniel Chapel School (Private)

 

Llanidloes

Day Schools

  • Church School, Boys (Church)
  • Church School, Girls (Church)
  • Mrs Jones's School (Dame)
  • Manwledd School (Private)
  • Mr Morgan's School (Private)
  • Mrs Francis's School (Dame)
  • Mr Davies's School (Private)
  • Miss Thomas's School (Dame)

 

Llanllugan

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Llanllwchaiarn

Day Schools

  • Miss Mapp's School (Church)
  • Mr Powel's School (Private)
  • Mrs Roberts's School (Dame)

 

Llanmerewig

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Llansaintffraid yn Mechain

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Penygroes Independent Chapel School (Private)
  • Miss Edwards's School (Dame)
  • Mrs Foulke's School (Dame)
  • Mr Owen's School (Private)
  • Miss Hodgson's School (Dame)

 

Llanwnog

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Newtown and Llanidloes Union School, Boys (Workhouse)
  • Newtown and Llanidloes Union School, Girls (Workhouse)
  • Mrs Bywater's School (Dame)
  • Jane Kinsey's School (Dame)

 

Llanwyddelan

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Machynlleth

Day Schools

  • Church School. Boys (Church)
  • Church School, Girls (Church)

 

Manafon

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Meifod

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Lower Chapel School (No sect)
  • Main School (No sect)
  • Sarah Farmer's School (Dame)

 

Mochdre

Day Schools

  • Mr Morgan's School (Private)

 

Montgomery

Day Schools

  • Free School (Church)
  • Mrs Jones's School (Church)
  • Mr Smith's School (Private)
  • Mrs Smith's School (Dame)
  • Caerhowell Lodge School (Dame)
  • Mrs Davies's School (Church)
  • The Buck Room School (Private)
  • Mrs Sneade's School (Dame)

 

Newton

Day Schools

  • Griffiths's Charity School (Church)
  • Wesleyan School (Wesleyan)
  • Mr Morgan's School (Private)
  • Miss Morris's School (Dame)
  • Elephant Building School (Private)
  • Mrs Jones's School (Dame)

 

Penegoes

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Aberhosan (Private)

 

Pennant

Day Schools

  • Mrs Watkins's School (Dame)
  • Penybont British School (British)

 

Trefeglwys

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)
  • Gleiniant School (Private)

 

Tregynon

Day Schools

  • Church School (Church)

 

Welshpool

Day Schools

  • Church School, Boys (Church)
  • Church School, Girls (Church)
  • Bellan Chapel School (Church)
  • Mrs Jones's School (Dame)
  • Mrs Lewis's School (Dame)
  • Mr Morgan's School (Private)
  • Mrs Tallis's School (Church)
  • Mrs Humphrey's School (Dame)

 

Worthen

Day Schools

  • Leighton School (Church)

 

(Gareth Hicks  - 13 Feb 2008)