Fonds ED/BA2 - Balfron Primary School

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GB 224 ED/BA2


Balfron Primary School


  • 1961 (Creation)

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0.01 linear metres; 2 photographs

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(1875 -)

Administrative history

Balfron Primary School serves the village of Balfron and the surrounding rural area. The present building was opened in 1981 to replace the old local primary school which opened on 6th September 1875. A three classroom extension and nursery was completed in September 2003. The school is also part of the High School Campus.

Archival history

The records of Balfron Primary School were most likely transferred to the Central Regional Council Archives by Stirling County Council after the local government reorganisation of 1975. They have been held at the Archives since that date.

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Stirling County Council

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This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 224 practices.


None expected.

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The arrangement of this material reflects the order in which it has been used and received.

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Conditions governing access

Stirling Council Archives abides by the provisions of Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation as it applies to public bodies in Scotland, therefore, access to some material may be restricted.

Conditions governing reproduction

Application for permission to quote and to publish images must be sent to the Council Archivist.

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ISAD(G), 2nd ed. International Council on Archives



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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 19/05/2016




For information concerning the opening of the school see:

Stirling Journal, 24/9/1875, p2

Archivist's note

Created by Neil Dickson, Assistant Archivist

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