Mumbles, situated on a headland, is on the western edge of Swansea Bay

James Stevens 12 launching on 1 February 1903

By Kate Jones

Near the north door of All Saints’ church is a brass memorial to the six Mumbles lifeboat crew who drowned off Port Talbot in February 1903 - their names never forgotten.
Lifeboat collection 

Contact: 'A History of Mumbles'

 Please note: We are pleased to support Oystermouth Historical Association and publish their programme and any contributions, but the website is independent and not under their editorial control.

New Look website page

We are planning an upgrade of the website, which will be introduced in a few months. 


Is the question we are asked most often

A publication by Brian E Davies

The fascinating photographs record some of the many changes

Bracelet Bay

By Carol Powell
Some names are more obscure and intriguing than others

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 Secret Garden at Summerland House, Caswell

A lost house and The Dingle, its rediscovered garden

Oystermouth School, 1974

If you can add names or memories, please contact us

Two articles which Commemorate 1918 -2018

November 2018, marks the centenary of the  end
of the Great War (1914-18) that 'War to End All Wars' 



Previous Library Display

A Mumbles Lifeboat publication

Available from: Cover to Cover bookshop in Newton Road and the RNLI shop at the Inshore Lifeboat Station (soon to reopen, after the winter break).
nly £8.95 and packed with photographs!

Unfortunately, the pier and Lifeboathouse on the pier are closed for repairs and we will let you know here when it re-opens. 

Find out more: 'Save the Fields'

There are plans to construct houses on the still-unspoilt land, at Higher Lane, Langland, Swansea. 

The fields are adjacent to 104 Higher Lane, Langland. 
Swansea City Council Planning, Ref. number: 2017/2628/PRE.
MORE INFORMATION HERE:  Updated:4-01-2019