Blaenavon School Board Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records realting to Blaenavon School Board, 1871-1904.

Administrative / Biographical History

The records are relating to Blaenavon School Board. School Boards were established under the Elementary Education Act 1870 in areas with inadequate voluntary school provision and could raise a local rate to pay for new schools. The School Boards were elected bodies, empowered to levy rates and to set up and maintain schools in areas where voluntary provision was inadequate.


Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

No information recorded.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Blaenavon School Board Records, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Corporate Names

Geographical Names