Traethmelin School, Sandfields, Records

Scope and Content

Admission registers, 1961-1980.

Administrative / Biographical History

Traethmelin School was in Sandfields, Aberavon, Glamorgan. It was established as Traethmelyn Primary School in 1961 in a temporary building, which was replaced by separate infants' and junior schools in 1963. The two were united once more as Traethmelyn Primary School in 1982. Following storm damage in 1992 the school was moved from its original site on Strauss Road, Port Talbot to newly adapted premises on Southdown View. The school was closed in 2015.


Arranged chronologically into: Admission registers; Census register for children in catchment area.

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It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education, Primary Schools, catalogue.

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