Categories 1917-1937 Griff J Thomas M.A.1937-1956 T V ShawUncategorized

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 […]

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Categories 1917-1937 Griff J Thomas M.A.1937-1956 T V ShawSchool Productions/PlaysUncategorized

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 […]

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Categories Early School History (c1800's)

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, […]

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Categories Military History

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 […]

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Categories 1970 to 1979

1978 Summer Magazine

    1978 Summer Magazine This publication was the first magazine,  produced Summer 1978, for the newly created  Graig Comprehensive School. The first year intake was of the Graig, the remainder of the school forms 2,3,4,5, 6B and 6 A streams continued from the original Grammar School. The head was R I Denis Jones, Deputies […]

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Categories 1950 to 1959

1954 Christmas Magazine – Diamond Jubilee Edition

1954 Christmas ‘Diamond Jubilee’ This magazine was provided ( September 2021 ) by former pupil Kenneth J Crocker.  Mr. Crocker  states :-  I started in ”the School on the Hill” in 1944 and left in 1949, after gaining matriculation in CWB. My schooldays were enjoyable and the education received much appreciated, Mr. Shaw – the […]

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Categories 1950 to 1959

1951 Christmas Magazine

1951 Christmas Magazine We wish to thank former pupil Kenneth J Crocker for providing this magazine( September 2021). Mr. Crocker  states :-  I started in ”the School on the Hill” in 1944 and left in 1949, after gaining matriculation in CWB. My schooldays were enjoyable and the education received much appreciated, the headmaster Mr. Shaw […]

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