Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Ysgol Brynrefail Records

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XES/5Brynrefail

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Title: Ysgol Brynrefail Records

Short title: Ysgol Brynrefail records

Dates of creation: 1900-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (63 items)

Name of creator(s): Llanberis County School; Ysgol Brynrefail


Administrative and biographical history: Ysgol Brynrefail, formerly Llanberis County School, is a rural secondary school located close to the village of Llanrug, Caernarfonshire. The school was originally founded in 1900 as a grammar school and situated in the village of Brynrefail. When the number of pupils increased a new building was constructed on the school's current site.


Scope and content: Records of Ysgol Brynrefail, 1900-1972, including admission registers, 1900-1945; school report books, 1935-1955; form teachers' and examination reports, 1953-1969; book registers, 1935-1954; records relating to sports and social activities, 1933-1972.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Admission and discharge of pupils; School work and conduct of pupils; Social life of the school and sports activities

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Cofnodion O Ysgol Brynrefail, Llanrug (Ysgol Sir Llanberis Gynt)/ Records from Brynrefail School, Llanrug (formerly Llanberis County School), catalogue; Brynrefail School Homepage, ( viewed 23 September 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: September 2004



Llanberis County School | Records and correspondence

Schools | Wales | Brynrefail | Records and correspondence

Schools | Wales | Llanrug | Records and correspondence

Ysgol Brynrefail | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Llanberis County School

Ysgol Brynrefail