De La Salle Preparatory School for Day Boys, Cardiff,Propsectus

Scope and Content


Administrative / Biographical History

The De La Salle School for Boys was established at 9 Richmond Crescent, Cardiff during the 1930s at a site formerly occupied by St Peter's Catholic Young Men's Society. The School was conducted by the Brothers of the Christian Schools and sought to provide an education within a strong Christian context. Candidates were admitted between the ages of six and eleven years and boys over seven were required to sit an entrance test. Pupils were prepared for the City of Cardiff Scholarship and Entrance Examination to High Schools.


Order at time of deposit retained

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a private individual, April 2017

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

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 donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are not expected