A History of Mumbles
Editors: John & Carol Powell
Our sphere of research is the Old Parish of Oystermouth and we welcome contributions of photos or memories.

Is the question we are asked most often

Standard 5, in Oystermouth Church School, 1925

Do you know any of the Christian names?

A larger photo has been added to the Oystermouth Schools page, supplied by Stuart Eley, along with the surnames. 
Stuart's father George is included.

Take an Amble through Time, Along The Dunns, Mumbles

The Mumbles Lifeboat

An Article by Kate Jones

The Mixon Sandbank

At low tide, the waves passing over the Mixon Sandbank can be impressive when viewed from Bracelet Bay car park. 

Visits to the Sandbank have taken place on two occasions, in 1928 and in January 1957 and the stories are told here:-
A Mixon Sands Adventure

Mumbles Baptist Church Nativity photo, with names

Is Mumbles a type of speech defect?'

'Mumbles . . . is not a type of speech defect,

Mumbles is a place and a very pretty one too.'

The next OHA meeting

An illustrated talk 
by Ritchie Wood 

SS Ohio 
and Malta, 1942 
 Preceded by a short AGM  

18 January 2018
At 8pm
Members Free
Visitors & guests £3.00 at the door

The 2018 OHA talks 
are now listed

Oystermouth Library Exhibition

During library opening hours

The Mumbles Lifeboat Station History book

Available from: at Cover to Cover bookshop in Newton Road, Dragon Crafts (close to Joe's).
As well as Pier 39 (next to Oyster Wharf) and the Lamplighter in Bishopston. Only £8.95 and packed with photographs!

Unfortunately, the pier is closed for repairs. We will let you know here when the boathouse shop is accessible again.

Mumbles Hill was a Roman site

The results of the archaeological excavations, which took place on Mumbles Hill by GGAT & MDT, has confirmed that they were dealing with a Roman site -

Exploring the Roman heritage of Mumbles 

Oystermouth Radio publish a NEW CD

The new CD
has three audio readings
by Carol Powell 
The Mumbles Railway, 
Part One and Part Two 
as well as Living on the Lighthouse Island

The Pantomimes at The Royal British Legion


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