Swansea, St Mary's Church c.1965

Swansea, St Mary's Church c.1965

Neg. S240229

Memories of Swansea

Trick And Price Families 51 Westbury Street.

Most of my relatives in Swansea got married in St Mary's. I have traced my Trick ancestors to Hartland in Devon. My great uncle Thomas Gilbert R Trick was ...Read full memory

A memory of Swansea by Wendy Price

Decendants Of The Reeves Or Phillips Family Of Swansea

Does anyone have knowledge of Richard J Reeves born 1877 and sisters Mary Elizabeth born 1878 and Matilda born1880 at Swansea? Their father was ...Read full memory

A memory of Swansea by Jacqui Summers

Townhill Swansea

I was born at Ceri Road, Townhill. My mother was called Beatrice Gray, her maiden name was Cridland. When I was three I caught polio, just a year later my mother died. I spent a long ...Read full memory

A memory of Swansea by Kathleen Gibson

Fisrt Day At Work

I remember walking through the old Castle Gardens on my first ever day at work at the old GPO office, 13-14 Wind Street in October 1976 - it was very pretty, unlike the concrete version that exists today.

A memory of Swansea

This photo is available to buy in a range of sizes and styles, including framed and on canvas.

About this photo

The St Mary's we see here was only a few years old, and is possibly the sixth church on the site. The 1898 version was completely destroyed in a wartime air raid, along with much of the town centre. This was in 1941 when most of Swansea – the 'ugly lovely' town of Dylan Thomas, was damaged beyond repair, including its historic 'Old Town'. The new building was re-opened by the Queen Mother on 28 May 1959.

Visit our US site?

You are browsing the UK verison of our site. We think you might be better looking at the US version instead.

For delivery within North America please use our US site.

For delivery outside North America, please use our UK site.

Stay on UK version
Use the US version