Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 


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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