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Llanidloes National School - Infants 3
Fearfully wet and stormy

  Too deep for the little ones
As with all Montgomeryshire schools, references to the weather always feature regularly in the School Log Books of this rural upland county. The youngest children from the Infants School were often unable to get to school in bad weather.
National School
Log Book
School log book entry 
  A typical example recorded on 11th February 1889 is shown above:
"School closed today. A heavy fall of snow prevented the little ones from coming to school, it being too deep for them to wade through it".
County Archives
School log book entry 

Another entry from the same year, written on 2nd December 1898, reads:
"It was a fearfully wet and stormy morning, quite unfit for little ones to venture out".
More weather-related entries are shown on the next page. 

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