1898: A School Flooded

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A remarkable scene was witnessed last week at Nantmor, Beddgelert, North Wales. The River Glaslyn overflowed the banks, and few children could reach Nantmor Schools. Those children who were able to attend the school had not been there half an hour when the water rushed in under the door, and filled the building to a depth of twelve inches. The children got on the benches, and ultimately had to wade knee-deep through the water to their homes.

Published by Hull Daily Mail, 7 November 1898


1873: Beddgelert School Board – Nantmor School

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The Nantmor School, which has recently been built by the Beddgelert School Board, was opened on the 5th inst., under the mastership of Mr. W. Harrison, formerly pupil teacher in the Festiniog Village School, but last engaged as assistant master in the Manod Board School, Festiniog. This makes the third school under the board’s charge.

Llandudno Register and Herald, 16 August 1873