Volume 21

 2013/14

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A six inch gun on Mumbles Hill
(image courtesy of Jeff Phillips)

TO BUY: some copies still available for £6 at the annual History Day and Local History Book Fair at Swansea Museum. Keep an eye on our Events page for upcoming dates. Or contact the editor at publications@risw.org.

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

Contents:

Griffith John (1831-1912), Swansea's Pioneer Missionary to Central China by Vernon Williams

William Drayton's Tours in South Wales 1782 and 1783, I

The Commercial Colliery, Killay: tracking its legacy by David Whitehead

Early 20th Century Housing and Planning in and around Swansea, c.1900-1920 by Michael Simpson

Defences on Mumbles Head during the Second World War by John Powell & Kate Elliott Jones

Swansea Customs & Excise Service, some historical artefacts by Peter Hopkins & Michael Williams

Leonard Charles Super Store, a Swansea Survivor by Gillian Drake

The Property of a Lady (Katherine Cradock, d.1537) by Madeleine Grey

Playing Amy Dillwyn by Debra John

A Lightning Campaign: the opening of Swansea Y.M.C.A. By Phil Treseder

Twentieth Century Life at Highway Farm [Pennard] by Christine Cottrell

Gemau Byrrach (briefer gems):

    Miss R.Gwenny Griffiths [artist] 1867-1953

       Tom O'May & Llandarcy

       More Parkman paintings

       Adelaide Street 1880s ?

 

ISBN 978-0-9563784-5-3

            

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