Powys County Archives Office

Radnorshire School Boards Records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/E/SB

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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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

School boards | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Corporate names

Cregrina United School Board

Llananno School Board

Llanbadarn Fawr School Board (Powys, Wales)

Llanbadarn Fynydd School Board

Llanbister School Board

Llanfihangel Rhydithon School Board

Llansanffraid-yn-Elfael School Board

Nantmel School Board

Newchurch School Board (Powys, Wales)

Places

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