Log books, 1878-1960; admission registers, 1878-1937; summary attendance registers, 1903-1921; special subjects registers, 1918-1919; correspondence, 1881-1939; plans, 1926; photographs, c.1890-1920.
Oystermouth School Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Oystermouth School was opened as a Board School in Oystermouth, Glamorgan. The Education Act 1870 supplemented existing schools through a network of elementary schools provided by School Boards (known as Board Schools). Under the Education Act 1902 School Boards were abolished and the County Councils became the Local Education Authorities. The Board Schools then became known as Council or County Schools.
Arranged chronologically into: Log books; Admission registers; Summary attendance registers; Special subjects registers; Punishment book; Correspondence; Stock and inventory book; Plans; Photographs.
Items under 100 years old containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education, Primary Schools, catalogue; Powys County Archives Service, Primary schools, catalogues; Powys Digital History Project, (http://history.powys.org.uk/history/intro/entry.html), viewed 28 November 2005
Other Finding Aids
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All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.
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