Glyncorrwg School Records

Scope and Content

Log books, 1869-1977; HMI reports, 1948; letters, 1931-1949; Board of Education memoranda, 1926-1940.

Administrative / Biographical History

Glyncorrwg National School, Glyncorrwg, Glamorgan, opened in about 1867. It was run by the National Society and provided an Anglican education. By 1885 the one room, one teacher school was inadequate to cope with its 250 pupils. Glyncorrwg School Board was formed under the Education Act 1870 and it replaced the National School with a new school, opened in 1885.


Arranged chronologically into: log books and minutes; records of staff; reports; correspondence and circulars; miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

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 Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education - Primary Schools, catalogue; Collis, Kim, West Glamorgan Archive Service - A Guide to the Collections (West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1998); Segelov, C. R. (ed.), Glyncorrwg Primary School Centenary Booklet (1985).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

No information available.


Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names