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Aberdare Boys’ Grammar School

The Teachers

old school

The Eight Headmasters: 1896–1978

J. Wallis Dodgson, staff member 1896–1903

E Ogwen Williams - staff member 1898–1932

Staff Farewell to Headmaster W. Jenkyn Thomas - Press Report, 1905

Aubrey Roberts - staff member 1906–1945
written by his grandson Gwilym Roberts

Teachers 1906
from Geoffrey Evans
Previously published in the Aberdarian

Caricatures of W. Charlton Cox & E. Ogwen Williams, from The Merthyr Express, 1910
from Geoffrey Evans

Male Staff - uncertain date

Teachers circa 1913
From the Jubilee Booklet

Staff supervision duties listed by the Headmaster, 1915–16
from School Archives

Teachers 1922
From RCT Photo Archive

Teachers 1923
from Roger Excell

Harold Ivor James, staff member 1930–1949

Teachers 1936
from Bob Jones

Teachers circa 1939
RCT Libraries Photo Archive

Teachers 1930s
from John Bowen

Katie Davies (Biology) 1942–1945
a retrospective tribute from Lyndon Harries

Teachers 1952
from Jennie Williams

Teachers 1954

Teachers 1957
from John Bowen

Jack Bowen, staff member 1918 – 1958

Mr Excell’s last appearance as a rugby referee, 1958
from Roger Excell

Mr Warren’s farewell to E.J. Excell & J.T. Bowen in assembly, July 1958
from Roger Excell

Charles Morris and Tom Evans in the Staff Room, circa mid-1960s
from Gwyn Evans

Gwilym Williams and Tom Evans at a staff dinner, circa mid-1960s
from Gwyn Evans

Garfield Griffiths, staff member 1949–64

Garfield Griffiths’ emigration
Article from the Aberdare Leader

Teachers late 1960s
from Mr and Mrs David Phelps

E.J. Excell and Art  
Roger Excell

An article about Mrs Jennie Williams, School Secretary, 28 years after her appointment
a press cutting from School Archives

Teachers circa 1970
from Mr and Mrs Ken Griffiths

Mr Warren’s retirement 1970
from Jennie Williams

Teachers 1972
from Jennie Williams and David Phelps

A Scene in the Upper School Staffroom – early 1980s  new

Presentation 1980
Photograph of the presentation to Jennie Williams, school secretary for 40 years

Les Venn’s & Jennie Williams’ retirement 1981
An article from the Aberdare Leader

Gethin Evans’ retirement 1981
including an article from The Aberdarian

Biography of R. Ivor Parry
from ‘Old Aberdare’ Volume 3, 1984

Peter Protheroe’s ABCS Staff Caricatures
circa 1989/90

Messrs Sims, Howells and Owen
circa 2000

Ken Griffiths
Short biographical notes

Revd Canon Alan J. Meats’ book signing
at Aberdare Library, October 2014