A very Happy New Year to all our members, supporters and friends


Honorary Branch Fellows of the HA’s Swansea branch

l to r: the late Dr Fred Cowley (2014), Dr John Alban (2015), Dr Gerald Gabb (2016), Dr David Painting (2017), and Debra John (2019)

Liz and the Outreach Tutors

L to r:   Peter Rees, Jeff Childs, Anthea Symonds, Richard Lewis, Liz McSloy, Colin James

at our Outreach Classes Open Day, 23 June 2018

(Photograph by David Grindrod, HA)

At Debra John’s award of Branch Fellowship, 25 July 2019

L to r: Liz McSloy, Colin Wheldon James, Debra John, Ray Savage, Carol David

(Photograph by David Grindrod, HA)

The Branch chairman delivering a talk on the Story of St Mary’s Church, Swansea, on 28 May 2019 to mark the 60th anniversary of the re-consecration of the church following its rebuilding after suffering damage by enemy action during the Three Nights’ Blitz of February 1941


At HA President Tony Badger’s talk to the Branch, 21 September 2019

L to r: Colin Wheldon James, Ann and John Morton, Tony Badger

Ann and John are members of the Swansea Historical Society in Toronto, Canada

(Photograph by Liz McSloy, HA)