West Glamorgan Archive Service

Terrace Road School, Swansea Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E S 25b

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Title: Terrace Road School, Swansea Records

Short title: Terrace Road School, Swansea, records

Dates of creation: 1881-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (76 items)

Name of creator(s): Terrace Road School, Swansea


Administrative and biographical history: Terrace Road School is located in the Townhill area of Swansea. The school began in 1881 as Town Hill Board School. It reopened in new premises on Terrace Road in 1888. It was renamed Terrace Road School in 1898, when it was refurbished to accommodate a further 500 pupils in addition to the existing 600. Terrace Road was a mixed school until 1901, when separate boys and girls departments were created. From 1895 it also had a separate infants' school. It returned to being a mixed school in 1947. By 2004 Terrace Road Primary School had about 300 pupils.


Scope and content: Log books, 1881-2000; admission registers, 1893-1991; attendance registers, 1967-1970; albums of class photographs, 1958-1968; albums of general photographs, 1959-1972; photographs and other records mainly relating to a hundredth birthday exhibition in 1988, 1881-1988.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission registers; attendance registers; photographs; other records.

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; Morgan, Margaret, Terrace Road County Primary School, Terrace Road, Mount Pleasant, Swansea SA1 6JD : Inspection under Section 10 of the Schools Inspections Act 1996 : School Number: 6702059 : Date of Inspection: 27th-30th September 2004 (Cardiff : Estyn, 2004); Terrace Road Primary School website (www.terraceroad.swansea.sch.uk), viewed 24 November 2005.

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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