Volume 19




Heathfield Lodge by Paul Padley
(image courtesy of Swansea Library Service)

TO BUY: some copies still available for £3 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:

  • Copper & Cannibalism ? The tragedy of the Queen of Swansea [1867] by Michael Williams
  • The Civic Centre/County Hall: an example of Seafront Modernism by Richard Porch
  • The Workhouse in Morriston by Colin Williams
  • Barrage Balloons & Radar in Swansea by Frederick Jeacock
  • Memories of a Swansea Jack II by Peter Dover Wade
  • Two Artistic Padleys (Paul Padley & John Weir Padley) by Pam Williams
  • In Defence of Mumbles & Swansea [up to 1914] by Carol Powell
  • Penllergaer Equatorial Observatory by Malcom Hill
  • David Ffrangcon Thomas, cellist by Roger Williams
  • Evidence for the use of varnish in the original surfaces of Swansea Etruscan ware by Peter David

Gemau Byrrach (briefer gems):

  • Gwernllwynchwith Llansamlet, a cabaret set sequel
  • Swansea's North Dock basin about 1880
  • Portia Terrace & Alfred Parkman
  • Llandarcy Oil Refinery
  • Blitzed Central Swansea 1947 – a drawing

ISBN 978-0-9563784-2-2