Volume 19

2011/12

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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:

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

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