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Tonypandy Secondary school records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 ESEC55

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Tonypandy Secondary school records

Short Title: Tonypandy Secondary school records

Creation date(s): 1915-1948

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (10 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Tonypandy Secondary school


Administrative/Biographical history: The school opened in 1915 as Tonypandy Higher Elementary Mixed School and became Tonypandy Secondary School in 1922. Shortly after the 1944 Education Act it was renamed Tonypandy Grammar School. It ceased to exist in 1978, when it was merged with several other local schools to form Mid Rhondda Comprehensive School (later renamed Tonypandy Comprehensive).


Scope and content/abstract: Tonypandy Secondary school records comprising of admission registers, 1916-1947; past students register, 1915-1926; staff register, 1915-1950; printed reports of inspections and examinations, 1933-1948; log books, 1915-1978


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Tonypandy Secondary school records

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named Individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Glamorgan Archives policy

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All items given have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Headteacher of Tonypandy secondary school, 1998


Related material: See also ESEC56 (Tonypandy Grammar school records), ESEC64 (Tonypandy Comprehensive school records), DX381 and D767, 770 (photographs of both schools)


Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006


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