of the Historical Association grants automatic membership of the Swansea branch, provided the member lives within the branch’s catchment area.
To register for full membership, visit:
Welcome to HA Swansea
A note for committee members:
The next Branch Committee meeting
will be held at 10.30am on
Saturday 7 October 2017
at the National Waterfront Museum
Website last updated 23 September 2017
The NEXT TALK . . .
21 October 2017
The Branch Anniversary Lecture
will speak about
Naval Valour and Family Values
The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
The Sketty Hall Project
The Branch is currently involved in a collaborative project to publish a history of Sketty Hall and its grounds. The Hall, dating from the 18th century, is one of the few ‘great houses’ of Swansea to survive into the 21st century. It reflects the history of Swansea and its region, and several of its owners and occupiers were prominent in the economic, social and cultural history of the region.
Those involved in the project would very much welcome input from anyone with personal or indirect memories of the Hall, when it was in private occupation or, from World War II, in institutional hands. ‘Memories’ could take the form of recollections or written and visual evidence.
The current co-ordinator of the project is the Branch's honorary president, Dr John Law: