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10 February 2016, The Tivoli is Going! HISTORY IN THE MAKING


Soon to be replaced by the new Oyster Wharf development.
What has happened to the Tivoli Cinema?


'Going to the pictures was a special occasion'

1883-THE ACE SISTERS

The story and poem of The women of Mumbles Head 1883

The rescue of the crew of the German barque, Admiral Prinz Adalbert, with the assistance of 'The Ace Sisters'.
A Blue Plaque will soon be unveiled at
the Pier to commemorate the event


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Blackpill Village



Castle

Changing Shoreline

& The Old 'Horsepool' Harbour


New
Cinemas & Entertainment Halls

SORRY: 
Some of the links below are being repaired
as soon as possible- try the search version





and
 
Mumbles Marble & Geology Field Guide



Oysters & Mumbles Oyster Industry

Oystermouth Radio History Broadcasts






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-
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NEW

OYSTERMOUTH HISTORICAL
ASSOCIATION
 
EXHIBITION IN
OYSTERMOUTH LIBRARY

 

THE SWANSEA WARTIME DIARY

OF LAURIE LATCHFORD: 1940-41

[Newton Air Raid Warden]

 

Photographs above from the South Wales Evening Post and Sylvia Kingswood





Carol continues her discussions 
of Old Mumbles with Peter Tremewan
Oystermouth Radio PODCASTS  
Available online at
http://www.oystermouthradio.com/podcasts

Talks so far include-
Mumbles' First Mother and Baby Clinic,
The Oyster Trade in Mumbles,
The Dialect spoken by locals in Mumbles

Visits to Bracelet Bay

The Cape Horners of Old Mumbles

Mumbles Railway-Its History & Memories

Living on Lighthouse Island

More subjects soon


Mumbles . . .
not a type of speech defect



The new Lifeboat