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Maesteg Secondary School records

Reference code(s): GB 0124 ESEC32

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Maesteg Secondary School records

Short Title: Maesteg Secondary School records

Creation date(s): 1913-1923

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.004 cubic metres (2 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Maesteg Secondary School


Administrative/Biographical history: In 1898 a school was erected on a site Castle Street, Maesteg to educate 208 mixed pupils. At this time it was called Maesteg Higher Standard school, but its name was changed by 1920 to Maesteg secondary school. in December 1922, however, Maesteg New Secondary school was opened for 270 mixed scholars. This replaced Maesteg secondary school, although it is unsure whether the site of the school was changed or the previous merely enlarged.


Scope and content/abstract: Maesteg Secondary School records comprising of letter books of clerk to governors, 1913-1923


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Maesteg Secondary School records arranged chronologically by record series

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 records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: Records in possession of a private individual, Maesteg

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mid Glamorgan County Library, 1995


Related material: See also GD? (Register of fees for Maesteg Secondary school, Cowbridge Secondary Girls and Garw Secondary school, 1933-1945), held in outstores for Glamorgan Record Office


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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