Records relating to Bishton School Board, 1876-1904.
Bishton School Board Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The records are relating to Bishton School Board. School Boards were established under the Elementary Education Act 1870 in areas with inadequate voluntary school provision and could raise a local rate to pay for new schools. The School Boards were elected bodies, empowered to levy rates and to set up and maintain schools in areas where voluntary provision was inadequate.
Arranged in chronological order.
No source recorded.
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Bishton School Board Records, catalogue.
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office.
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