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Pontardawe School, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E W 31

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Pontardawe School Records

Short Title: Pontardawe School, records

Creation date(s): 1863-1964

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (14 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Pontardawe School


Administrative/Biographical history: Pontardawe School in Pontardawe, Glamorgan, was established in 1863 as a mixed school. Separate boys' and girls' departments were created in 1885.


Scope and content/abstract: Log books, 1863-1964; punishment books, 1900-1943; attendance summary register, 1898-1904; stock and inventory books, 1903-1946; correspondence, 1926-1939.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books; punishment books; attendance; inventories; correspondence.

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).

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 | Llangiwg

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Pontardawe School

Pontardawe (Wales : town)

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