Waun Wen Schools Records

Scope and Content

Log books, 1873-1970 (Carmarthen Road Boys School, 1873-1875); admission registers, 1902-1972; History of Waun Wen Schools, 1875-1975, by W. K. Crabbe, [1975].

Administrative / Biographical History

Waun Wen School, Waun Wen, Swansea, Glamorgan, opened in 1875. It succeeded an earlier school, known as Carmarthen Road Boys School. The school's headmaster from 1974 to 1982 was W. K. Crabbe. Waun Wen Primary School is now located in Lion Street, Waun Wen.


Arranged chronologically into: log books; admission registers; history.

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); Axcis website (www.axcis.co.uk), viewed 25 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