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Collection RC4/41 - Sandwickhill School, Lewis

Identity area

Reference code

GB3002 RC4/41


Sandwickhill School, Lewis


  • 1880-2012 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

8 volumes + 1 box

Context area

Name of creator

Sandwickhill School (1878-2012)

Administrative history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from Sandwickhill School, 2012

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Admission registers 1923-2010; log books 1880-1991; building plans 1985; school bible 1950; Mamma MacMia production 2011-2012; school closure project files 2012

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged within series. Within series, items are arranged chronologically.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Admission registers are closed to public access for 100 years from the final entry in a given volume.

Log books are closed for either 30 years from the final entry within a given volume or, where they volume contains sensitive personal data about a living individual, 75 years. For further information, please contact the archivist.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Paper volumes

Finding aids

A digital and manual item level catalogue is available within the searchroom of Tasglann nan Eilean Siar

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

School photographs have been deposited with Stornoway Historical Society and Sandwick Community Council

GB3002 RC4/5 Records of Stornoway School Board 1873-1919 (Tasglann nan Eilean Siar)

GB3002 RC4/1 Records of Lewis Education District Sub-Committee 1868-1974 (Tasglann nan Eilean Siar)

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Dates of creation revision deletion




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