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Waun Wen schools, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E S 31

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Waun Wen Schools Records

Short Title: Waun Wen schools, records

Creation date(s): 1873-[1975]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (17 items)

Name of creator(s): Waun Wen School


Administrative/Biographical history: Waun Wen School, Waun Wen, Swansea, Glamorgan, opened in 1875. It succeeded an earlier school, known as Carmarthen Road Boys School. The school's headmaster from 1974 to 1982 was W. K. Crabbe. Waun Wen Primary School is now located in Lion Street, Waun Wen.


Scope and content/abstract: Log books, 1873-1970 (Carmarthen Road Boys School, 1873-1875); admission registers, 1902-1972; History of Waun Wen Schools, 1875-1975, by W. K. Crabbe, [1975].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission registers; history.

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.



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); Axcis website (, viewed 25 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

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Waun Wen Primary School (Swansea, Wales)

Swansea (Wales)

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