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Rhondda County Intermediate/Grammar schools, Porth records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 ERSEC

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Rhondda County Intermediate/Grammar schools, Porth records

Short Title: Rhondda County Intermediate/Grammar schools, Porth records

Creation date(s): 1897-1950

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 17 volumes, 3 bundles, 2 files, 1 paper, and 26 photographs

Name of creator(s): Rhondda County Intermediate/Grammar schools, Porth

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Established in 1896 under the Welsh Intermediate Education Act 1889. The girls and boys departments became separate schools in 1915. It was also later called Porth County Schools. A history of the boys school is given by Owen Vernon Jones, Porth County: The School and its Boys , (1991)

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Rhondda County Intermediate/Grammar schools, Porth records comprising of admission registers, 1904-1915; sales account book, 1897-1915; scholarships and bursaries account book, 1899-1937; Rhondda County Boys school records, 1915-1958; Rhondda County Girls school records, 1915-1960; Porth County schools governors minutes, 1929-1951; Owen Vernon Jones, Porth County: The School and its Boys , (1991)

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Rhondda County Intermediate/Grammar schools, Porth 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 http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: Deposited by Rhondda Cynon Taff Education Department, 1981

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also DX581/6 (Rhondda Girls' County School records, 1936-1938); DX869/1 (Trefforest Intermediate school records)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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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