West Glamorgan Archive Service

Dyfatty School, Swansea, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E S 20

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Title: Dyfatty School, Swansea, Records

Short title: Dyfatty School, Swansea, records

Dates of creation: 1875-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (32 vols; 15 bundles)

Name of creator(s): Dyfatty School, Swansea


Administrative and biographical history: Dyfatty School, Swansea, opened in 1875. The school buildings were destroyed by enemy action in February 1941. A nursery school was opened in 1969 but became part of the infants school in 1974.


Scope and content: Log books, 1875-1974; managers' minutes, 1974-1979; admission registers, 1881-1979; admission and transfer forms, 1970-1979; medical and other reports, 1971-1977; order books, 1968-1978; petty cash books, 1972-1979; telephone call records, 1976-1979; records relating to school meals, 1974-1979; records relating to buildings and furniture, [c. 1970]-1979; map of school catchment areas, [c. 1970]; circulars and reports, 1970-[1975].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books; managers' minutes; admission registers; forms; reports; annual statistical returns; order books; petty cash books; delivery notes, invoices and requisitions; telephone calls records; school meals; buildings and furniture; catchment areas; circulars and reports.

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: No information available.

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



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