Gorseinon School Records

Scope and Content

Log books, 1893-1967; admission registers, 1881-1953; attendance registers, 1932-1991; summary registers, 1907-1944; teacher's attendance registers, 1962-1970; miscellaneous, 1949-1958.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gorseinon School is in the town of Gorseinon, Glamorgan, now in Swansea. The board school was opened in 1893 for 255 children with Mrs. Margaret Rees as mistress of the infants school and Mr Jones as head of the mixed school.


Arranged chronologically into: Log books; Admission registers; Attendance registers; Summary registers; Teacher's attendance registers; Miscellaneous.

Access Information

Items under 100 years old containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Acquisition Information

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 sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education, Primary Schools, catalogue; Gorseinon History, http://www.page-net.com/swansea.localhistory/gorseinon/pages/page5.html, viewed 23 November 2005.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

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Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names