Acrefair Board/Council School, records of

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Acrefair Board School opened on 9th April 1877. From 1904 the school was known as Acrefair Council School. From 1903 the school was known as the Central School.

In 1939 the school received 100 evacuees.

From 1945 the boys and girls junior schools were combined and the school became known as Acrefair Junior Mixed School Grade 2.

The discovery of mineshafts beneath the school led to the buildning closure 1976 and pupils moved to the vacant Madoc school building.

Location-

Tower View, Acrefair

Related material held at Denbighshire Archives-

PPD/16/17-18 Girls and mixed school pupils photographs

Arrangement

School records are arranged as follows;

1. Log books

2. Admission registers

3. Attendance registers

4. Managers minutes

5. Accounts

6. Plans

7. Photographs

8. Miscellaneous

Conditions Governing Access

All school records containing personal or sensitive information are closed for 75 years. This includes log books, admission and attendance registers and some minute books.

Archivist's Note

Collection level extent has been estimated.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright restrictions apply.

Geographical Names