Friday May 8th, 2015 marked the 70th anniversary of VE Day 

The Home Front in the Second World War
Rationing, Make Do & Mend and Salvage

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Mumbles Marble & Geology Field Guide

Oysters & Mumbles Oyster Industry

Oystermouth Radio History Broadcasts

War Memorials &
Those Commemorated on Them
May 8th, 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day  

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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-

Gower Walking Festival

We regret to inform you that the
Gower Walking Festival will not be held this year.
We hope that the festival will be revived in the future.
Many thanks for your understanding.

The next meeting
Oystermouth Historical Association
20th August at 7.40 pm
The Hanged Man of Gower
An illustrated talk
by Andrew Dulley 
at Ostreme Centre
Castle Avenue, Mumbles

Oystermouth Library  Display   
  'Celebrating the end of the War'
with memories and photos of VE Day

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Carol continues her discussions of the INKLEMAKERS
of Old Mumbles with Peter Tremewan,
Talks so far include-
Mumbles' First Mother and Baby Clinic,
The Oyster Trade in Mumbles,
The Dialect spoken by locals in Mumbles
More subjects soon


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

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

[photograph  The naming of the Wolverhampton, stationed at Mumbles from 1866-1883, courtesy of Wolverhampton Libraries; & ]

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