West Glamorgan Archive Service

Oystermouth School Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 E W 23

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Title: Oystermouth School Records

Short title: Oystermouth School Records

Dates of creation: 1878-1960

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (13 vols, 1 folder, 3 plans, 1 album)

Name of creator(s): Oystermouth School


Administrative and biographical history: Oystermouth School was opened as a Board School in Oystermouth, Glamorgan. The Education Act 1870 supplemented existing schools through a network of elementary schools provided by School Boards (known as Board Schools). Under the Education Act 1902 School Boards were abolished and the County Councils became the Local Education Authorities. The Board Schools then became known as Council or County Schools.


Scope and content: Log books, 1878-1960; admission registers, 1878-1937; summary attendance registers, 1903-1921; special subjects registers, 1918-1919; correspondence, 1881-1939; plans, 1926; photographs, c.1890-1920.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically into: Log books; Admission registers; Summary attendance registers; Special subjects registers; Punishment book; Correspondence; Stock and inventory book; Plans; Photographs.

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: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

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 Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education, Primary Schools, catalogue; Powys County Archives Service, Primary schools, catalogues; Powys Digital History Project, (http://history.powys.org.uk/history/intro/entry.html), viewed 28 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



Schools | Wales | Oystermouth

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