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Glamorgan Archives
Cowbridge School Board records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 ESB12

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cowbridge School Board records

Short Title: Cowbridge School Board records

Creation date(s): 1873-1903

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (3 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Cowbridge School Board

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Following the Education Act 1870, School Boards were established to provide education in areas where no such provision existed. The School Boards were elected bodies, empowered to set up and maintain schools in areas where voluntary provision was inadequate, to frame bye-laws for the compulsory attendance of children aged between 5 and 13, and for setting the school leaving age. After the Education Act 1902, the School Boards passed their responsibility for elementary education to the Local Education Authorities within Glamorgan County Council.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Cowbridge School Board records comprising of minute books, 1983-1903; ledger, 1893-1903

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Transfered to the Glamorgan Record Office by the Local Education Authority

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: ESE

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW project

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Cowbridge School Board | Archives
Education | Wales | Cowbridge
School boards | Wales | Vale of Glamorgan

Personal names

Corporate names
Cowbridge School Board

Places
Cowbridge (Wales)

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