The new Swansea History Journal / Minerva, Volume 26, 2018/19
This is nearly complete, and should include articles on:
- 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 historian
- 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
The Journal will be launched at the History Day at the museums on Saturday 22nd September, and will afterwards be available at Swansea Museum,
the National Waterfront Museum and Cover to Cover in Mumbles at £8 (£7 to members of the RISW).
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.