Jackie Gruffudd of Swansea, Photographic Collection

Scope and Content

Severn Road Girls' School, Cardiff, showing Bessie Frankcom and Class 1c, 1907; Group taken at Severn Road Girls' School including Bessie Frankcom and Mrs Lloyd-George, 1908; Sunday School group showing Bessie Frankcom at English Baptist Chapel, Canton, Cardiff

Administrative / Biographical History

Bessie Frankcom was born in Bristol in 1887. Her family moved to Cardiff and at the time of the 1901 Census lived at 63 Theobald Road, Canton, Cardiff. By 1907 Bessie was teaching at Severn Road Girls' School, Cardiff and attended the English Baptist Chapel, Canton. Bessie married in 1910 and shortly after moved with her family to Swansea.


Chronological within record series.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Presented by granddaughter of Bessie Frankcom

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

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

Custodial History

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


Accruals are possible.