Volume 24

2016/17

 

Swansea History Journal Volume 24 was launched at Swansea Museum during the History Day on the 24nd of September, 2016.

 

Contents include:

Swansea Science: Grove, Correlation and the Gas Battery by Iwan Morus

The Making of the Maritime Quarter by Robin Campbell

Swansea's Turnpike Roads by  Richard Daugherty

William Daniels (his attempted suicide in 1950) by  Geoff Brookes

David Jones 1840-1912 (stonemason & early socialist)  by Robert Jones

Life in the district of Brynmill in the early 20th Century  by Juliet James

Searching for Sarah Adams (mother-in-law to Lewis Weston Dillwyn) by  Janet Butt

Swansea and Kingsley Amis by  Richard Porch

 

Gemau Byrrach Memories of a childhood in Gower...Penclawdd receives refugees, June 1940...Burgess & Co...Clydach Historical Society...Audrey Williams, 1902-1978...Eurovisions: Wales through the eyes of European Visitors 1750-2015 (Dr.Kate Bosse-Griffiths 1910-1998)...Singleton lodges...Drydocks by the Tawe...Mrs.Dyer and her dressmaker...street lighting in Swansea

 

Some Swansea Pots ? (jugs & teapots from the Cambrian & Glamorgan ?)  by Roderick Evans

Swansea Hospital Radio  by Tim Richards

William Laugharne Morgan (businessman, 1861-1922)  by Carol Powell

Ralph Wishart (bookseller, 1911-1975)  by Roger Lee Brown (with additions by Robert Leonard)

Norton Lodge by Wendy Cope

 

Book reviews
The R.I. and its history  R.I. ladies 1960...Nansi Mascetti...Hugh Morgan...a Landore pottery jug...the digital library on the R.I. website (memories of Foxhole, memoirs of Barry Bezant)

 

 

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