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Pentyrch School Board records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 ESB49

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Pentyrch School Board records

Short Title: Pentyrch School Board records

Creation date(s): 1880-1903

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (6 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Pentyrch School Board


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.


Scope and content/abstract: Pentyrch School Board records comprising of minute books, 1880-1903; ledger, 1902-1903; attendance officer's reports, 1882-1886


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Attendance officer's reports deposited by a private individual, 1951


Related material: ESE


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

Education | Wales | Cardiff
Pentyrch School Board | Archives
School boards | Wales | Cardiff

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