Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

2016

Family History Articles published in "The Bay" Magazine, (February-Winter 2016).  Click the button, to read the article

Swansea Blitz

 

Swansea bombing attack 27th June 1940

Three Night Blitz 19th-21st Feburary 1941.  

Swansea Docks

 

The History of Swansea Docks

 

 

Swansea Blitz (Update)

 

Personal story of Neville Rees, whose house was the first to be bombed in Swansea, 27th June 1940

Lloyds Registers and Emigration

 

What information do the Lloyd Registers about ships

 

 

RMS Titanic and the Swansea Connection

 

April 1921 saw the sinking of RMS Titanic.  Read the article on the Swansea connections

Its Good To Talk!

 

Oral History - The Importance of People's Histories

Criminal Records

 

Discovering ancestors who had Criminal Records

 

 

Reader Enquiry - Kurt Brand, German Second World War Pilot

 

Story of the German Second World War Pilot, Kurt Brand.

Crime and Punishment

 

Reporting Crime and Punishment in The Cambrian

 

 

Kurt Brand Update

 

Photograph of Kurt Brand's grave.

 

 

Reader Feedback

 

Swansea Blitz remembered

Churches of Swansea and Gower

 

Brief history of the different churches of Swansea and Gower.  There is a quiz at the end of the article

Last of the Smmer Wine

 

Brief history of the No Sign Wine Bar, Wind Street

 

 

Westminster Abbey Night Vigil

 

Remembering those who were killed on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916

 

 

 

Swansea Churches

 

How many did you name

 

Exploring Swansea's Graveyards

 

Instering history of Graveyards and Cemeteries

All the World's a Stage - Act 1

 

Early history of thretre in Swansea and opening of the Grand Threatre

 

 

Fanny Imlay

 

Fanny's sucide at Mackworth Arms Hotel, Wind Street, Swansea

 

 

A Mystery Resolved

 

St. Illtyd's Church, Oxwich

 

 

Reader Letter Received

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