Volume 27


The new Swansea History Journal/ Minerva, 2019/20

TO BUY: Copies available for £8 soon


Contents include:

Blaenymaes Farm

The Story of Frog Street which once ran past St.Mary’s

The fine gardens at Morriston Hospital gardens

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 A westward view of Frog Street

William Penfro Rowlands, hymnwriter

Brad y Llyfrau Gleision/ the Treachery of the Blue Books & Swansea 1847

The early decades of Newton School

Sketty House/Sketty Court, the mansion in the middle of the village

Yellow Fever in Swansea, 1865

Designs from the Callands Pottery, Landore, 1850s

Swansea’s 19th Century Water Supply

The Andrews family, bakers, Mount Pleasant

Will John, brave survivor of World War I

Memories of a Swansea Jack – firing steam locos

Thomas Williams, died 1814, Swansea doctor

Jack Kramsky, survivor: scrapman on the Strand

Nonconformity in Morriston, 1838-51

And Gemau Byrrach (briefer gems) on Tirdonkin Colliery, William Butler artist, John Williams teacher, Calvert Richard Jones, Swansea records at Neath, Swansea trade around 1600, the Bank of England in Swansea.


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 Plasmarl Lawns & rose beds by dental laboratory


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 978-0-9955951-3-2