Terrace Road School, Swansea Records

Scope and Content

Log books, 1881-2000; admission registers, 1893-1991; attendance registers, 1967-1970; albums of class photographs, 1958-1968; albums of general photographs, 1959-1972; photographs and other records mainly relating to a hundredth birthday exhibition in 1988, 1881-1988.

Administrative / Biographical History

Terrace Road School is located in the Townhill area of Swansea. The school began in 1881 as Town Hill Board School. It reopened in new premises on Terrace Road in 1888. It was renamed Terrace Road School in 1898, when it was refurbished to accommodate a further 500 pupils in addition to the existing 600. Terrace Road was a mixed school until 1901, when separate boys and girls departments were created. From 1895 it also had a separate infants' school. It returned to being a mixed school in 1947. By 2004 Terrace Road Primary School had about 300 pupils.


Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission registers; attendance registers; photographs; other records.

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 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; Morgan, Margaret, Terrace Road County Primary School, Terrace Road, Mount Pleasant, Swansea SA1 6JD : Inspection under Section 10 of the Schools Inspections Act 1996 : School Number: 6702059 : Date of Inspection: 27th-30th September 2004 (Cardiff : Estyn, 2004); Terrace Road Primary School website (www.terraceroad.swansea.sch.uk), viewed 24 November 2005.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names