Cumberworth C of E School, Denby Dale

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This is a backup of the West Yorkshire Archive Service's "Off the Record" wiki from 2015. The live went offline in 2016 and remains unavailable.

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The National School, Cumberworth Lane, Upper Cumberworth was built in 1820 and enlarged in 1894. It was known as Cumberworth Church of England School from c1900 and is currently known as Cumberworth C.E First School. The earliest recorded log book for this school is dated Apr 1875. Comments on the log book entries made by the head teacher can be found at Wakefield Archives, collection reference: WRD5