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Flintshire Record Office
Education records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 E

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Education Records

Short Title: Education records

Creation date(s): 1813-2007

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1969 items

Name of creator(s): Flintshire Local Education Authority; Various Flintshire Schools, School Boards and Technical Colleges.


Administrative/Biographical history: Flintshire County Council was established by the Local Government (County Councils) Act 1888. Under the Education Act 1902, the Council became responsible as Local Education Authority for elementary schools, previously administered by local School Boards, and for secondary schools. The Authority dealt with Hawarden Grammar and High School, Mold Grammar School, Rhyl Grammar School, Rhyl County and District Intermediate Schools, Holywell County School, St Asaph Grammar School, and Deeside Senior High School, Queensferry.


Scope and content/abstract: School log books, 1863-2004; admission registers, 1836-2006; school managers' minute books, 1842-1998; financial and account books, 1813-1972; school building grant plans, 1845-1872; summary registers, 1868-1994; secondary school records, 1897-1999; School Board records, 1871-1904; Grammar school records, 1875-1999; and miscellaneous papers (education), 1843-2007.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: school log books; admission registers; school managers' minute books; financial and account books; summary registers; secondary school records; School Board records; grammar school records; and miscellaneous papers (education).

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 75 years old (relating to children) or 100 years old (for adults) that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at:


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history: Plans of schools were deposited with the Board of Education, 1845-1872, in connection with grants for their construction and alteration; presented to the Record Office by the Department of Education and Science under section 3(6) of the Public Records Act, 1958 (AN 565); St Asaph records are on indefinite loan from Mrs. G. Rhys Jones, per Mrs. B. Wheeler, 28th September 1979; grammar school records were loaned and deposited from various people between 1979-2000.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier records of schools and School Boards, transferred to the Authority.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of the Education Records.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Deeside Senior High School | Archives
Education | Wales | Flintshire | Archives
Hawarden Grammar School | Records and correspondence
Hawarden High School (Hawarden, Wales) | Records and correspondence
Holywell County School | Records and correspondence
Mold Grammar School | Records and correspondence
Rhyl County School | Records and correspondence
Rhyl Grammar School | Records and correspondence
Rhyl and District Intermediate School | Records and correspondence
Schools | Wales | Flintshire | Archives
St Asaph Grammar School | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Deeside Senior High School
Flintshire Local Education Authority
Hawarden Grammar School
Hawarden High School (Hawarden, Wales)
Holywell County School
Mold Grammar School
Rhyl County School (Rhyl, Wales)
Rhyl Grammar School (Rhyl, Wales)
Rhyl and District Intermediate School (Rhyl, Wales)
St Asaph Grammar School (St Asaph, Wales)

Flintshire (Wales)

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