Maesteg Secondary School, Records

Scope and Content

Photographs of two school outings

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1898 a school was erected on a site on Castle Street, Maesteg to educate 208 mixed pupils. At this time it was called Maesteg Higher Standard School and its name was changed by 1920 to Maesteg Secondary School.



Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a private individual, Feb 2017

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good 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 were acquired by Thomas Richards, a teacher at Maesteg Secondary School and grandfather of the donor. Thomas Richards wrote a series of books chronicling his life and one of these, entitled ‘Rhagor o Atgofion Cardi’, has a chapter detailing his time at Maesteg School


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