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Aberdare Boys’ Grammar School

Memories and Memorabilia

Old School

Memories of the school in the 1930s

from Bob Jones

Bob Jones Canada in 2001

Bob attended the school from 1933 to 1938 then joined the RAF.
In 1956 he emigrated to Canada and stayed there for the rest of his life.
He died in 2007 in Abbotsford, British Columbia.
Here are some links to his memories from his days at the school.

The County School Masters

Memories of the school

Some stories of school and family life

Click on the images below to see some of Bob’s examination certificates.

School Cert

A CWB certificate

Subject Categories

Statement of subject categories.
It was necessary to take subjects from each category to qualify for the School Certificate Award

Shorthand Cert

A Shorthand certificate
Bookkeeping & Shorthand were
taught by W.D. Hoggins to
Commercial Classes
before World War 2