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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Melin/Melincryddan School, Neath, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E N 18

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Melin/Melincryddan School, Neath, Records

Short Title: Melin/Melincryddan School, Neath, records

Creation date(s): 1899-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (30 items)

Name of creator(s): Melin/Melincryddan School, Neath


Administrative/Biographical history: Melin (or Melincryddan) School, Neath, Glamorgan, was opened by Neath School Board in 1899 in buildings formerly occupied by the Melin School run by Llantwit Lower School Board.


Scope and content/abstract: Log books, 1899-1964; admission registers, 1912-1981; attendance registers, 1978-1982; Neath Districts Schools Management Bodies minutes and reports, 1977-1987; Education Office information circulars, 1977-1987.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission and other registers; attendance registers; summary attendance registers; teachers' attendance register; miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: Items under 100 years old containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Related material: Records of Melin/Melincryddan School prior to 1899 are West Glamorgan Archive Service, E/N 17.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education - Primary Schools, catalogue; Collis, Kim, West Glamorgan Archive Service - A Guide to the Collections (West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1998).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2005

Schools | Wales | Neath

Personal names

Corporate names
Melin Junior School (Neath, Wales)

Melincryddan (Wales)
Neath (Wales)

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