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Day Schools in Radnorshire in 1847

 

This Radnorshire 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, data on individual  parishes/schools  is shown in the section Notes of Parishes and Schools (Appendix B). Unfortunately, the amount and quality of this data is  inferior to what has been found in the Reports relating to other Welsh counties.
A separate observation is that there were fewer Day Schools in this county than in most other Welsh counties.

The Radnorshire section starts on page 173

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


Aberedw

Day Schools

  • No day school when parish visited

 


Abbey Cwmhir

Day Schools

  • Church School

 


Bettws Disserth

Day Schools

  • No day school  when parish visited

 


Beguildy

Day Schools

  • Two 'small day schools', one in Beguildy village

 


Boughrood

Day Schools

  • One 'inferior day school'

 


Bryngwyn

Day Schools

  • The 'only school in the parish is a private adventure one'

 


Cregrina

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Cefnllys

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Clyro

Day Schools

  • Church School
  • Mrs Baskerville (Clyro Court), Girls (Private)

 

 


Cwm Toyddwr

See under Llansanffraid Cwmteuddwr

 


Capel Nant Gwyllt

See under Llansanffraid Cwmteuddwr

 


Disserth

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Glascwm

Day Schools

  •  No Day School when parish visited

 


Glasbury

Day Schools

  • National School  (Mr Clark)
  • Mr Beynon's School (Private)

 


Heyop

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Knighton

Day Schools

  • National School  (Rev Brown)

 


Llanelwedd

Day Schools

  • Charity School

 


Llansanffraid Cwmteuddwr

Day Schools

  • No Day School 'until new Free School is built'
    (Under Cwm Toyddwr in Report)
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  • Schoolroom 'shut up for want of a teacher' when parish visited
    (Under Capel Nant Gwyllt in Report)

 


Llansanffraid yn Elfael

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Llanfaredd

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Llanbadarn-fawr

Day Schools

  • Church School

 


Llandegley

Day Schools

  • Charity School held in church

 


Llanddewi Ystradenni

Day Schools

  • Not clear whether a school existed in this parish or not, probably the latter

 


Llandrindod

Day Schools

  • Church School

 


Llanfihangel Rhydieithon

Day Schools

  • Church School

 


Llangynllo

Day Schools

  • Endowed School in church
  • Dame School in village
  • Baptist Chapel School

 


Llananno

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Llanbadarn-fynydd

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Llanbister

Day Schools

  • Church School

 


Llanbedr

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Llanddewi Fach

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Llanyre

Day Schools

  • Baptist Chapel School

 


Llowes

Day Schools

  • Appears to have a Church Day School

 


Nantmel

Day Schools

  • Appears to have a Church Day School

 


New Radnor

Day Schools

  • Charity School (Green's Charity) in Town Hall

 


Old Radnor

Day Schools

  • Church School at Weythell
  • Walton (Subscription) School

 


Presteigne

Day Schools

  • Charity School, referred to as a Free Grammar School, also as the Foundation School,  - for Boys ?

 


Rhayader

Day Schools

  • Charity School

 


St Harmon

Day Schools

  • No Day School when parish visited

 


Whitton

Day Schools

  • A 'richly endowed' Charity Day School (Anna Child)