Cwmbelan School 6
Chapel and school


The Wesleyans
As in many communities, chapel life was at the heart of village activities until recent times. Schools tended to go along with the rhythms of the chapel year or face empty classrooms at certain times. The following entry is from the School Log Book for June 1879.
Cwmbelan School
Log Book
  "Attendance small this week-holiday on Wednesday as meeting being held by the Baptists in the village at which most of the children attended."
In October 1902 both Cwmbelan's chapels were active.

 Powys County

  "As Tuesday was the Wesleyan Thansgiving and an ammendment had been made, the registers were not marked only 15 children present.
Registers not marked on Monday on account of the Baptist Thanksgiving."


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