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National Library of Wales
Manafon school records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MANERS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Manafon School Records

Short Title: Manafon school records

Creation date(s): 1832-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.038 cubic metres (1 box, 1 folder)

Name of creator(s): Manafon School


Administrative/Biographical history: Manafon School in Montgomeryshire was founded in 1883 to replace an existing school, and it closed in 1995. It marked its centenary in 1983 with a special celebration in honour of 150 years of education on the site.


Scope and content/abstract: Records, correspondence and notes, 1819-1983, relating to the history of Manafon school.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: A history of Manafon School; recollections; and miscellanea.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1996, p.40, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Michael Bolton, Manafon, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire in 1996.


Related material: Photographs and negatives relating to the celebrations in 1983 are in the National Screen and Sound Archive for Wales, Aberystwyth.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1996.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003

Education | Wales | Manafon
Manafon School | Archives
Schools | Wales | Manafon

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Manafon School

Manafon (Wales)
Montgomeryshire (Wales)

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