Powys County Archives Office
Radnorshire School Boards Records
Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/E/SB
Title: Radnorshire School Boards Records
Short title: Radnorshire School Boards records
Dates of creation: 1871-1905
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)
Name of creator(s): Cregrina United School Board; Llananno School Board; Llanbadarn Fawr School Board; Llanbadarn Fynydd School Board; Llanbister School Board; Llanfihangel Rhydithon School Board; Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael School Board; Nantmel School Board; Newchurch School Board
Administrative and biographical history: School boards were established under the Education Act 1870 in areas with inadequate voluntary school provision. The Boards could raise a local rate to pay for new schools. In Radnorshire boards included Cregrina, Llananno and Nantmel. The powers of school boards were transferred to local education authorities following the Education Act 1902.
Scope and content: Records of school boards, 1871-1905, including Cregrina United District School Board, 1875-1904; Llananno School Board, 1871-1904; Llanbadarn Fawr School Board, 1871-1904; Llanbadarn Fynydd School Board, 1897-1903; Llanbister School Board, 1897-1903; Llanfihangel Rhydithon School Board, 1874-1905; Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael School Board, 1875-1904; Nantmel School Board, 1875-1904; Newchurch School Board, 1879-1903.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Cregrina School Board; Llananno School Board; Llanbadarn Fawr School Board; Llanbadarn Fynydd School Board; Llanbister School Board; Llanfihangel Rhydithon School Board; Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael School Board; Nantmel School Board; Newchurch School Board
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited in 1984, 1986
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: Powys County Archives Service, Radnorshire County Council: Education, School Boards, catalogue; Powys Digital History Project Website (history.powys.org.uk), viewed 16 May 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: May 2005