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Gorseinon School records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E W 10

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Gorseinon School Records

Short Title: Gorseinon School records

Creation date(s): 1881-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (89 vols, 1 booklet, 1 certificate)

Name of creator(s): Gorseinon School


Administrative/Biographical history: Gorseinon School is in the town of Gorseinon, Glamorgan, now in Swansea. The board school was opened in 1893 for 255 children with Mrs. Margaret Rees as mistress of the infants school and Mr Jones as head of the mixed school.


Scope and content/abstract: Log books, 1893-1967; admission registers, 1881-1953; attendance registers, 1932-1991; summary registers, 1907-1944; teacher's attendance registers, 1962-1970; miscellaneous, 1949-1958.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: Log books; Admission registers; Attendance registers; Summary registers; Teacher's attendance registers; 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: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: No information available.

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.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education, Primary Schools, catalogue; Gorseinon History,, viewed 23 November 2005.

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 | Swansea

Personal names

Corporate names
Gorseinon Junior School

Gorseinon (Wales)

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