Melin/Melincryddan School, Neath, Records

Scope and Content

Log books, 1899-1964; admission registers, 1912-1981; attendance registers, 1978-1982; Neath Districts Schools Management Bodies minutes and reports, 1977-1987; Education Office information circulars, 1977-1987.

Administrative / Biographical History

Melin (or Melincryddan) School, Neath, Glamorgan, was opened by Neath School Board in 1899 in buildings formerly occupied by the Melin School run by Llantwit Lower School Board.


Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission and other registers; attendance registers; summary attendance registers; teachers' attendance register; miscellaneous.

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; Collis, Kim, West Glamorgan Archive Service - A Guide to the Collections (West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1998).

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

Related Material

Records of Melin/Melincryddan School prior to 1899 are West Glamorgan Archive Service, E/N 17.

Geographical Names