Schools and education in Wales


Here is a summary of articles relating to education in Wales which are either hosted on or linked from the various counties

Also see the lists of books and articles on the separate county Bibliography sections

1.Articles from the report extracted on Genuki's pages

  • The Blue Books of 1847 (Report of Commission of Enquiry into the State of Education in Wales,1847)


  •  The Journal of William Roberts ('Nefydd'), 1853-62. Jones, E D.National Library of Wales Journal Vol VIII/2 Winter, 1953 et al.
    • The complete series of eight articles have been extracted'
      Introduction; "William Roberts, a Baptist Minister at Blaina, Monmouthshire, and author of Crefydd yr Oesoedd Tywyll... 1852, a study of Mari Lwyd and Welsh folk customs, was in 1853 appointed agent in South Wales for the British and Foreign School Society. He was a native of Lannefydd, Denbighshire, hence his penname 'Nefydd'. The draft of the journal of his activities, written for the information of the Society's Committee, from 1853 to 1862 is preserved as N.L.W. MS. 7106. It is a valuable document for the history of the development of elementary education in South Wales. "


  • Sir John Philipps of Picton, the SPCK and the Charity School Movement in Wales 1699-1737.  Shankland, Thomas[Rev]. Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, Session 1904-05.



2. Articles/databases linked from our pages