West Glamorgan Archive Service

Oxford Street School, Swansea, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E S 23

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Title: Oxford Street School, Swansea, Records

Short title: Oxford Street School, Swansea, records

Dates of creation: 1863-2000 (mostly 1863-1940)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (16 items)

Name of creator(s): Oxford Street School, Swansea


Administrative and biographical history: Oxford Street National School, Swansea, Glamorgan, opened in about 1863, was originally a school for boys, girls and infants. The infants department closed in 1932 and the boys and girls departments became senior schools. It was closed temporarily in 1940, owing to the outbreak of war, and reopened in 1947 as a secondary modern school.


Scope and content: Log books, 1863-1940; admission registers, 1873-1906; summary attendance registers, 1900-1936; correspondence, 1923-1940; photographs of school opening after rebuilding, 1910; copy of The early history of the National Schools, Oxford Street Swansea by Duncan John Webber, 2000.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission registers; summary attendance registers; correspondence; photographs; history.

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



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