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Bangor University
Penmorfa School Protest Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PSPP

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Penmorfa School Protest Papers

Short Title: Penmorfa School Protest Papers

Creation date(s): 1926 October - 1927 September

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Bob Owen, Croesor

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Caernarfon Local Education Authority in 1926 passed a resolution to transfer Standard II and upwards from Penmorfa School to Tremadoc Council School. This resulted in vigorous protests, an appeal to the M.P. for Caernarfonshire and an eventual compromise.
In 1944 the future of Penmorfa School was again placed in jeopardy as a result of the Education Act of that year and its application by the L.E.A.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A collection of typed copies of correspondence and a petition, relating to the 1926-1927 protest against attempts to partly close Penmorfa School near Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 5782

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Bob Owen, Croesor in May 1946.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: For further material presented the University of Wales Bangor by Mr Bob Owen, Croesor, consult the Archives Hub

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Education, Primary | Wales | Penmorfa
Schools | Wales | Penmorfa

Personal names

Corporate names
Penmorfa School (Dolbenmaen, Wales)

Places

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