Volume 23



TO BUY: Copies available from the editor. 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:

  • Why is the porch so fancy ? Brynhyfryd House, West Cross & its occupants  by  Katie Millien
  • Lady Barbara's Last Will and testament  by  Colin Williams
  • John Jay Williams, “...financial adventurer...” by Paul Reynolds


  •  Some Brynmill History by  Juliette James
  • Cyril Keift, steel magnate, entrepreneur, racing car designer & the Fairwood Race Meetings 1952 & 1954 by  B.V.M.Jenkins
  • A Dedicated Couple: David & Elizabeth Williams  by  Ivor Rees


  •  A Swansea Dentist  by  Jock Stares
  •  Gemau Byrrach including Swansea & the Great War...Langley's in the Kingsway...Dyfatty by Islwyn Davies...the Strand 1803-37 by Chris Amundson
  • Why Balaclava Road? by Muriel E.Chamberlain
  • Memories of a Swansea Jack by Peter Dover Wade
  • Lighting in Swansea by Raymond Walker
  • Native Talent – a Williams Family of Early Victorian Swansea by Martin Laverty
  • Swansea Maritime Quarter; a home-grown achievement by Richard Porch
  •  Reviews and Short Notices
  •  The R.I. History Project including Some Reminiscences of the R.I.S.W by Roger Lee Brown

ISBN 978-0-9563784-8-4