West Glamorgan Archive Service

York Place, later Vetch Field School, Swansea, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E S 26

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Title: York Place, later Vetch Field School, Swansea, Records

Short title: York Place, later Vetch Field School, Swansea, records

Dates of creation: 1872-1925

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (4 volumes)

Name of creator(s): York Place, later Vetch Field School, Swansea


Administrative and biographical history: York Place School was originally situated in York Place, Swansea. It moved to temporary premises at the Vetch Field in 1914. The senior girls classes were further moved to premises in the Bible Christian schoolroom after Vetch Field was damaged by fire in 1919. The school finally closed in 1925 when the Vetch Field was transferred back to Swansea Football Club.


Scope and content: Log books, 1872-1925.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books (girls); log books (infants).

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 | Swansea

Personal names

Corporate names

Vetch Field School (Swansea, Wales)

York Place School (Swansea, Wales)