Archifdy Ceredigion Archives

NB. Admissions registers and log books are closed for 100 years. Other school records are closed to the public for 30 years after the date at which they were made.


Ref: BLP

BLAENPORTH National, County Primary School

The 1905 report states that the school, a National, non-provided school, was erected in 1861. There was accommodation for 241. In 1904 there were 182 on the books, and average attendance was 150.

Blaenporth School closed in July 2012 along with four other nearby primary schools: Pontgarreg, Rhydlewis, Glynarthen and Penmorfa. All pupils were transferred to the newly-built Ysgol T. Llew Jones in Brynhoffnant.

School Records

Log books
1875-1903 - BLP/1
1903-1908 - BLP/2
1908-1917 - BLP/3
1917-1926 - BLP/4
1926-1960 - BLP/5
1960-1980 - BLP/6
1980-1995 - BLP/7

Punishment book
1904-1962 - BLP/P/1

County Council Records

School brochure, 1983 - DYC/ED/4

Questionnaire dated 1920 giving details of the school and its catchment area, with the headmaster’s opinions on local education, employment prospects and other local issues. CDC/ED/30, no. 9

School plans, CDC/A/1/171-190, various dates, 1905-1948 192-196
Conveyance etc, 1947-57 330/B41


Report of the Diocesan Inspector, Cardigan and Tivyside Advertiser 21 June 1895; proposals for new school, ibid, 20 March 1908; 100th anniversary celebrations, 9 December 1960, 1E-F, 7F.

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