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Llanidloes National School - Infants 4
Unfit to brave the elements

  Children coughing incessantly
More on the Welsh weather from the School Log Books of the Llanidloes National School. The first is from 1897.
National School
Log Book
School log book entry 
  This entry was made on 26th November 1897, and reads:
"An irregular attendance this week, owing to the cold, wet days, and the state of health of many of the little ones, who seem unfit to brave the elements".
  School log book entry 

The entry above is dated 10th February 1919, and reads:
"The attendance today is very poor, children are still suffering from colds etc, and the weather is bitterly cold. Children coughing incessantly. Owing to the small number present, the little ones were dismissed and the attendances cancelled".
A log book entry written on 23rd September 1887 noted :
"Began to teach the children a new song "Oh, where do you come from, you little drops of rain".

There are 13 pages on the Infants School. Use the box links below to view the other pages. 

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