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Bangor University
Papers of St Winifred's School, Llanfairfechan

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS SWN

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of St Winifred's School, Llanfairfechan

Short Title: Papers of St Winifred's School, Llanfairfechan

Creation date(s): 1927-1969

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 29 items

Name of creator(s): St Winifred's School, Llanfairfechan


Administrative/Biographical history: St Winifred's School, Llanfairfechan, north Wales, was founded in 1887 by Eleanor Douglas Pennant (d. 1919), a daughter of the then Lord Penrhyn of Penrhyn Castle. This public school for girls began at buildings at Garth and High Street, Bangor, moving to a site near the centre of the town of Llanfairfechan in September 1922. Closed circa 1968, its former location is now occupied by housing known as St. Winifred's Close.


Scope and content/abstract: Material relating to St Winifred's School, Llanfairfechan, consisting of: Salaries and wages records, 1927-1969 Minute book of the school committee, with enclosed file of correspondence, etc, 1930-1942 File of correspondence, etc, relating to bursaries, 1968 Inventory of furnishings and equipment, compiled by Messrs. John Pritchard & Co., Bangor, 1968 Schedules of furnishings and equipment allocated to other schools of the Woodard Trust, 1968 Sale particulars of the school furnishings and equipment, for sale by auction on the premises by Messrs. John Pritchard & Co., 1968 Bundle of brochures, staff list, etc, c. 1945


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in chronological order and 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: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 28546-28573, 32420

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material was donated by Mr. H.W.A. Wilkes of Beaumaris, the former bursar of St Winifred's, School.



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

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

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

Endowed public schools | Wales

Personal names
Douglas-Pennant , Eleanor , d. 1919

Corporate names
Messrs John Pritchard & Company
St Winifred's School (Llanfairfechan, Wales)


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