Aberdare Girls’ Grammar School 1913 – 1963

A copy of the booklet published in 1963 by the Old Girls Association to commemorate the golden jubilee of the school.
contributed by Susan Dennis

Front Cover
Front Cover
designed by
Miss Carol Rees

i
Title Page

ii
Contents
(Sketch of the School
by Mrs. M. C. Meyrick)

iii
Index of Plates

iv
Editorial
E.C Beaman
(née Lewis)

p1
The School 1913-1942
by E.C.B.

p2
The School 1913-1942
(continued)

p3
The School 1913-1942
(continued)
The School 1942-1963
by D.L.G.

p4
The School 1942-1963
(continued)
Reminiscences
by Margaret S. Cook

plate 1
Photographs of
Margaret S. Cook M.A.
Dr. D. L. Graham M.A.

plate 2
Staff Photographs
1914 & 1931

p5
Reminiscences
by Margaret S. Cook
(continued)

p6
Memories of School Life
1923 - 1933
by Annie E. Roberts
Appreciation of
First Headmistress
by E. Ray Evans

p7
Appreciation of First Headmistress (cont.)
Appreciation of First Headmistress
by C. M. Griffiths

p8
Appreciation of First Headmistress (cont.)
Recollections of the Thirties

p9
Recollections of the
Thirties (cont.)
Marian Goronwy
Evans
The War Years

p10
The War Years (cont.)
Doreen Kellow
Random Memories
Constance E. Barnes

plate 3
Staff
1947 & 1963

plate 4
Prefects
1913 & 1963

p11
Random Memories (cont.)
Dros Ysgwydd y Blynyddoedd
gan Lilian Jones

p12
Dros Ysgwydd y Blynyddoedd
An Evacuee Remembers
by Joy Sadler

p13
An Evacuee Remembers (cont.)
School Life 1950 - 1960
by Marian Jones

p14
School Life, (cont.)
My Impressions of the School
Marianne Antonietti

p15
Life as a Prefect
Rhian Samuel
The School Today
Lynda Rees

p16
The School Today (cont.)
Physical Education
Beti Havard-Jones

p17
School Dramatics
Winifred Rees

p18
School Dramatics (cont.)
Eisteddfod yr Ysgol
M. Price & A. M. Rees

p19
Eisteddfod yr Ysgol
The 5th Aberdare
Girl Guide Company
E. Buxton Davies

p20
Music Making
Lily Walters

p21
Music Making (cont.)
Medicine as a Career
Jennifer Roberts

p22
Medicine as a Career
(cont.)

Plate 5
The School
1914

Plate 6
Hockey XI 1914-1915
Hockey Team 1963

p23
Medicine as a Career
(cont.)
Air Hostess
Rita Rowberry

p24
Air Hostess (cont.)

p25
T.V. And All That
Gaynor Morgan-Rees
Secretary’s Secretary
Shirley Jones

p26
Secretary’s Secretary
(cont.)
Working for the B.B.C.
Eurfron Jones

p27
Working for the B.B.C. (Cont.)
Selling Wales to the World. Janet. H. Jones

p28
Selling Wales to the World. (Cont.)
In Loco Parentis
Sylvie T. Chapple

Plate 7
“Bunty Pulls The Strings”
1932

Platr 8
“Nine Till Six”
1963

p29
In Loco Parentis (cont.)
Voluntary Service
Lady Marion Williams

p30
Voluntary Service (cont.)
Canada Calling
Barbara Coppin

p31
Canada Calling (cont.)
Experiences and Impressions of the U.S.A.
Betty Meredith Jones

p32
Experiences and Impressions of the U.S.A. (cont.)

p33
Experiences and Impressions of the U.S.A. (Cont.)
Life in Ghana

p34
Life in Ghana (cont.)
Megan Rees
Journey to Mexico
Mair Lewis

p35
Journey to Mexico (cont.)
The Old Girls’ Association
by E.E. Oliver

p36
The O.G.A. (cont.)
O.G.A. Officers & Committee Members 1927

p37
O.G.A. Officers & Committee Members 1963.
Jubilee Booklet Committee.
Acknowledgements

p38
“Gwell Dysg Na Golud”
gan
Magdalene Price, 1915
(Magdalene Williams, 1963)

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