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Here, horse power is giving way to the new ‘horseless’ carriages,

Alfred Pressdee, Taxi Proprietor, shows off  his carriage and  his new motor car, 1908

A Journey from Horse Power to Horse-power . . . 
and back again



Mumbles Pier remembered


'The Pretiest Pier in the Bristol Channel', c. 1910


There were 'Dodgems' and fairground attractions on the end of the pier, 1950s


A History of Mumbles
PHOTOGRAPHS
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 A HISTORY OF MUMBLES

Is the question we are asked most often

Royal British Legion

Oystermouth School, 1974

If you can add names or memories, please contact us

Remembering The Mumbles Train


The Mumbles Railway 
The largest collection of articles on the site



The route at first was along the seashore, 
but this changed . . .

The Changing Face of Mumbles


A new article by Carol Powell

the next talk by OHA

October-there is a change to the advertised talk


The Talks Programme:

NEW-Exhibition in Oystermouth Library

The Mumbles Lifeboat Station History book


Available from: Cover to Cover bookshop in Newton Road and the RNLI shop at the Inshore Lifeboat Station near Mumbles Pier. Only £8.95 and packed with photographs!

Unfortunately, the pier is closed for repairs and we will let you know here when it re-opens. The shop is open at the Inshore Lifeboat Station instead.

Mumbles Lighthouse, Pier & Hill