Volume 26


Swansea History Journal/ Minerva, 2018/19

TO BUY: Copies available for £8 (£7 members)at Swansea Museum, the National Waterfront Museum and Cover to Cover in Mumbles. 

TO CONSULT: go to Swansea Central Library (Reference section), West Glamorgan Archive Service or (by appointment) Swansea Museum (01792/653763).

Contents include:

  • Calvert Richard Jones who died in 1781, and owned about a third of Swansea
  • The Sketty area in the 1800s
  • Ethel Ross as photographer and local historianvolume 26 - Maesygwernen.jpg
  • The Longfields Centre at West Cross
  • Maes-y-gwernen Hall, Morriston
  • Local people in World War I
  • Goods traded in Swansea in 1553
  • The old road between Swansea & Mumbles
  • A tragic accident at the pipehouse, 1823
        plus shorter pieces on the isolation hospital, a “new” Parkman painting, Swansea’s halberdiers, the Sketty Hall project,
  • Ernest Morgan’s attractive pictures, the beginnings of Swansea University and a drawing by Alf Lavender
  • Admiral Walker-Heneage-Vivian at Ladysmith 1899
  • Three Mumbles brother in World War 1
  • Rosalind Rushbridge, conscientious objector
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If you have trouble getting one, or if you would like to contribute an article – Gerald Gabb, 38 Woodland Ave., West Cross, Swansea, 01792/613262, publications@risw.org.
ISBN 978-0-9955951-2-5