Volume 21




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 include:

  • Griffith John (1831-1912), Swansea's Pioneer Missionary to Central China by Vernon Williams
  • William Drayton's Tours in South Wales 1782 and 1783,
  • 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