She sought to promote education in Wales at a time when the common people were hardly aware of the need of it. She became an able Sunday school teacher , and throughout her life was an active and faithful supporter of literary and temperance societies. From the beginning, she had been anxious to become a teacher and, after years of preparation and unshakable perseverance, succeeded in gaining admission to the British and Foreign School Society's Training College , London , March 1847 . After a highly satisfactory course there she was, in Oct. 1847 , appointed a mistress at the Society's school at Ruthin . In Jan. 1849 she was transferred to Bangor to start the British school at Garth , where she laboured successfully for six years. In 1850 she married John Edmunds 1815 - 1886 , born at S. Davids , headmaster of the Garth school and, before that, of the Ruthin school . They had two sons. She died 22 March 1858, and he afterwards set up in business at Caernarvon , and died there 10 March 1886 .
Thomas Roberts, M.A., (1885-1960) Bangor
Published date: 1959