West Glamorgan Archive Service

Seven Sisters School Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E N 25

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Title: Seven Sisters School Records

Short title: Seven Sisters School, records

Dates of creation: 1880-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (143 items)

Name of creator(s): Seven Sisters School


Administrative and biographical history: Seven Sisters School, Seven Sisters (or Blaendulais), Dulais Higher, Glamorgan, opened in 1884 as a Board school. In 1949 it became Blaendulais School.


Scope and content: Log books, 1884-1980; admission registers, 1917-1972; weekly summary attendance registers, 1946-1973; boys' yearly summary attendance registers, 1919-1933; punishment books, 1918-1979; correspondence relating to medical examinations, 1959-1961; staff records, 1917-1979; returns (infants) to the Board of Education, Welsh Department, 1922-1958; Central and Local Government correspondence and memoranda, 1880-1961; plans, [20th century].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books and minutes; records of pupils; records of staff; returns to the Board of Education, Welsh Department; Central and Local Government correspondence and memoranda; National Union of Teachers; plans; historical miscellanea.

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.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

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 description: November 2005



Schools | Wales | Neath Port Talbot

Personal names

Corporate names

Blaendulais Primary School

Seven Sisters' School


Seven Sisters