Courtesy of Lyn John, Chairman, Llanelli Community Heritage Llanelli Grammar School annual outing – visit to a Coal Mine, taken from School Magazine – The Llanelly Aerial of 1875 Down a Coal Mine, LCH, LLANELLI GRAMMAR SCHOOL. 1875Read More
Author: George Parker
Mr T V Shaw, Clifford Evans Actor,(Pupil at the School 1923-1928,) meeting 1950. Headteacher 1917-1937 Griff J Thomas M.A.
Clifford Evans was a pupil at the school from 1923 to 1928.Headteacher at the time was Griff J Thomas ( 1917 to 1937 ). Clifford appeared in leading roles in school plays from 1926 to 1928, and appreciating his potential two teachers – Dr. Afan Jones and Morgan Rees were instrumental in encouraging him […]Read More
1927,School Play, The Good Natured Man by Oliver Goldsmiths
A leading part was played in this production by the young Clifford Evans – later to have a very successful career in stage and Film. Clifford ( 1911 to 1985 ) was a pupil at the school from 1923 to 1929. After passing his School Certificate Examinations he left his home in Capel […]Read More
Clifford Evans,(1912-1985), Man of Film and Theatre, Llanelly County Intermediate School 1923 – 1928
Article from Llanelli Community Heritage, author Stephen Evans. Clifford Evans – Man of the Theatre Clifford Evans began his progression in the world of acting, when the Latin teacher, Dr. Afan Jones, cast him in a series of school plays in 1926/1927/1928. In 1929,after Clifford had passed his School Certificate Exams, he left his home […]Read More
Athenaeum School, Llanelli.
This article courtesy of Llanelli Community Heritage Society. Author Mr Lyn John, Chairman The Athenaeum School (llanellich.org.uk) Aethenaeum School, Coleshill Terrace, Llanelli In 1864 Robert Linn took over Robert V Innes’ School ,which was being held in the Athenaeum Hall. In 1877 he had a new school house built in Coleshill Terrace, […]Read More
Sgt Pilot Lewis Reginald Isaac, RAF, Former Pupil, Killed Battle of Britain, 5th August 1940
Former Llanelli Boys’ Grammar School pupil, who became an RAF pilot and was killed ,age 24 ,in the Battle of Britain, was honoured on Friday 22 Oct 2011 . Historians say Reg Isaac from Llanelli selflessly flew his Spitfire into a German ambush on 5 August,1940 to save his comrades, knowing he would die. A […]Read More
Rugby Team 1970/71,Headmaster John V Harries
HISTORICAL MAPS, SHOWING DEVELOPMENT OF LLANELLI COUNTY INTERMEDIATE / BOYS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL,COURTESY OF PEOPLES COLLECTION WALES
Historical Maps, showing the development of Marble Hall Road area, and formation /development of the County Intermediate School for Boys and Girls , built 1895/6, later to be renamed the Llanelli Boys’ Grammar School in 1945 , and the Llanelli Boys’ Grammar technical School in 1956 .See notation ,purple, ”1 ”. The Grammar School moved […]Read More
Former Pupil from Bynea, Melville Edwards, PO/X4154,Royal Marine, who lost his life, aged 20, with the sinking of Battlecruiser HMS Hood,24 May 1941.
Information courtesy of Steven John, West Wales Memorial Project. HMS Hood From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from HMS Hood (51)) . HMS Hood (51) – March 17, 1924.jpg Hood, 17 March 1924 History United Kingdom Name: Hood Namesake: Admiral Samuel Hood Ordered: 7 April 1916 Builder: John Brown & Company Cost: £6,025,000 HMS Hood […]Read More