Cymmer Parish, Porth

Scope and Content

Cymmer National School: log books, 1863-1878; list of boys on register, 1882; Inspectors' reports, 1865-1885; teacher contracts, 1872-1880; exam schedules, 1876-1883; and correspondence, 1866-1885

Administrative / Biographical History

Cymmer National School was built in 1857 and also served as place of worship before St Paul's, Porth was built in 1886. The school became Llantrisant Cymmer Board School c1880. The original building was destroyed by fire in the early 1980s.


Chronological within record series.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Porth Newydd parish

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Andrew Thynne for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to Porth Newydd parish website

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.