N E Williams of Cowbridge, Papers

Scope and Content

Press cuttings, correspondence, petition signed by 2463 people and summary of events relating to proposed reorganisation of secondary education in Cowbridge

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1970 Glamorgan County Council made proposals for the closure of Cowbridge Boys' Grammar School and Girls' High School. N E Williams, at the time a member of Cowbridge Borough Council, together with his wife led opposition to the proposals and organised a petition against them. N E Williams was a member of Cowbridge Borough Council.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Rev Williams, April 2010.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by M Wilcox for the Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to the Glamorgan Archives.


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