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Evacuees, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E S 32

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Evacuees' Records

Short Title: Evacuees, records

Creation date(s): 1941-1942

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (2 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Aberduar Vestry School, Llanybydder


Administrative/Biographical history: During the Second World War children were evacuated to the countryside from the cities to protect them from the Blitz. Some Swansea children were evacuated to rural Carmarthenshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Log book of children evacuated from Swansea to Aberduar Vestry School, Llanybydder, Carmarthenshire, 1941; log book of children evacuated from Manselton to Penybont and Trelech, Carmarthenshire, 1941-1942.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologicallyinto: Log books

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: 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 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 | Carmarthenshire
World War, 1939-1945 | Evacuation of civilians | Wales | Swansea

Personal names

Corporate names
Aberduar Vestry School

Llanybydder (Wales)
Manselton (Wales)
Swansea (Wales)
Trelech (Carmarthenshire, Wales)

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