Merry Christmas and looking forward

What a year it has been. I hope this message finds all members and readers safe and well as we approach the end of this year and head into 2021. Things have certainly been quieter than usual this year in terms of SWWIAS activities, due to the effect of the ongoing pandemic and lockdowns on …

April Meeting Cancellation

Due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown, this month’s meeting scheduled for 21st April 2020 has regrettably been cancelled. As this would have been the final meeting of the 2019-2020 programme, the society wishes all members and readers well until we are able to reconvene. In the interim, the website will continue to be updated with …

AGM Cancellation

In light of the current guidance on Covid-19/coronavirus, the AGM scheduled for tomorrow, 17th March 2020, has been cancelled. Apologies to those who were planning to attend. A decision regarding the meeting scheduled for 21st April will be made in due course according to the development of the situation, and we will provide updates to …

The Swansea and Gower Coalfield 1301-1968 : an extended gazetteer

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of The Swansea and Gower Coalfield 1301-1968 : an extended gazetteer by Paul Reynolds. Please see below a description of the book’s contents along with details of how to purchase a copy. The Swansea and Gower Coalfield 1301-1968 : an extended gazetteer By Paul Reynolds Swansea has …

RISW Local History Book Fair

SWWIAS will be attending the Royal Institution of South Wales’ annual Local History Book Fair at Swansea Museum on Saturday 26th October 2019. Entry is free. Please do come and say hello! Please see the flyer below for an idea of what the day will have in store. More detail about the event can be …