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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.



LATEST NEWS
The next Meeting of
Oystermouth Historical Association
A Mumbles History Society
Thursday 16th April
At 7.40pm Ostreme Centre, Mumbles

THE 1915 GALLIPOLI
CAMPAIGN

An illustrated talk by John White

[photograph: Lone Pine Cemetery & Memorial, Anzac]

More details - Programme of OHA Events






   Oystermouth Library  
 Display
  
 
  '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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