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  May 8th, 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day  

Mumbles Marble & Geology Field Guide



Oysters & Mumbles Oyster Industry





War Memorials &
Those Commemorated on Them


Why Mumbles?

 

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Our sphere of research is the Old Parish of Oystermouth, which encompasses the area
from the river at Blackpill to Caswell Bay
and all the villages within this area-



The next Meeting of
Oystermouth Historical Association
NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE
Thursday 26th February at 7.40pm
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
 
Wartime Swansea and the Blitz
An illustrated talk by Kate Elliott Jones



  Mumbles Coastguard   
  Closing Event   
A TRIBUTE to coastguard staff is to
be held at Bracelet Bay Car-park,
on Friday 6th March 2015, between 4 & 5pm.






  New Display at Oystermouth Library   
  'A LIFEBOAT FOR MUMBLES'    
  and Mumbles Lifeboat Disasters 


The display explores the establishment
of a Lifeboat at Mumbles.
Between 1830 and 1858, 158 vessels were lost from Oxwich Point to Mumbles and Swansea Bay, with the loss of 400 lives.




  A NEW MUMBLES LIFEBOAT BOOK   

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution has commissioned a new history of the Mumbles Lifeboat station. The Mumbles-based authors would be most grateful for any photographs of the Mumbles lifeboats and of the crews.

Great care will be taken of all photographs which will be returned as soon as they have been scanned.

 If you are able to help  
 please contact Kate Jones, 01792  361466
  


[photographs: The naming of the Wolverhampton, stationed at Mumbles from 1866-1883, courtesy of Wolverhampton Libraries; & Mumbles lifeboat Roy Barker IV launching from the new lifeboat station in August 2014, Kate Jones]


Oystermouth Historical Association
Annual Field Trip to
Tintern Abbey & Monmouth 
Wednesday 27th May 2015
Full details
The tour will depart from opposite Ostreme by coach
Guests are very welcome, bring a friend


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information concerning the Mumbles area.
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