StorageSiteUCL Institute of Education
Reference Number GDS/13/13
TitleSwansea High School (1888-1895)
DescriptionPapers regarding Swansea High School including photocopy of extracts from the council and committee minutes regarding the history of the school and attempts to transfer the school to the local authority; memorandum by the GPDSC for the Royal Commission on Secondary Education regarding the closure of the school, 24 Jul 1895; correspondence regarding the history of the school, 1955-1967; press cuttings from the 'South Wales Evening Post' regarding the name of the first head mistress of the school.
Extent1 folder.
AdminHistorySwansea High School opened in 1888 under head mistress Minnie Elizabeth Vinter. The Welsh Intermediate Education Act of 1889 established county joint education committees with the power to establish schools to prepare pupils for university. The Company offered to transfer the school to the local authority but the transfer did not go through and the school was closed in June 1895.

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