West Glamorgan Archive Service
Townhill School Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 E S 28
Title: Townhill School Records
Short title: Townhill School, records
Dates of creation: 1900-1979
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (56 items)
Name of creator(s): Townhill School
Administrative and biographical history: Townhill School, Townhill, Swansea, Glamorgan, opened in 1923 as a mixed and infants school. It reopened in new premises in 1927 as separate boys, girls and infants classes. The boys school became a secondary school in 1947, as part of a reorganisation, and then a junior comprehensive in 1970. A nursery school was opened in 1941 as a result of the bombing of Nelson Terrace Nursery School.
Scope and content: Log books, 1923-1979; admission registers, 1927-1974; attendance registers, 1971-1973, 1977; photographs, 1938-1977; plans, ; Swansea Schools Athletic Sports Championship shield with plaque, 1900-1939.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission registers; attendance registers; photographs; plans; shield.
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.
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