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Llangurig School 15
A shooting tragedy in 1930

  Death casts a terrible gloom
The story of the village school at Llangurig as told in the School Log Books includes this tribute to an outstanding pupil who died in a shooting accident in 1930.

 Llangurig School
Log Book

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School log book entry   
  This was written on 20th May,1930 and reads:
"It was with very great regret we heard that Dewi Jones, Waen was last night accidentally shot whilst out last night with two other lads in a field close to school. Dewi Jones had not long left school, was very popular with his school fellows, was captain of school. During the last winter season he attended the night school and seemed to be the heart and soul of everything. He was always ready resourceful, obedient and cheerful. His death has cast a terrible gloom over the neighbourhood."
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