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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)