West Glamorgan Archive Service

Groes School Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E PT 8

Held at:

Title: Groes School Records

Short title: Groes School records

Dates of creation: 1881-[late 20th century]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (7 vols, 2 files)

Name of creator(s): Groes School


Administrative and biographical history: Groes School, in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, was opened as a National School. National Schools were originally established by the National Society to teach an Anglican education. Following the 1944 Education Act the school became part of Port Talbot Division.


Scope and content: Records of Groes School, 1881-[late 20th century], including log books, 1881-1950; photocopy, [late 20th century], of admission register, 1917-1968; photocopies, [late 20th century], of staff registers, 1917-1968.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Log books; Admission register; Staff registers; HMI reports; Correspondence with Board of Education.

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: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

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 Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education, Primary Schools, catalogue

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

Groes Primary School (Port Talbot, Wales)


Port Talbot