Swansea, St Mary's Church c.1965
Memories of 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 time in the isolation hospital, Hill House Hospital. I know there were other children in the same road who also caught the polo virus. I ...Read full memory
Does anyone have photos of Swansea Vale Works? I have tried to find photos but cannot locate any. My grandfather lived in Heol Las area but unsure if in any of the houses shown. Name: Reginald Davies Worked in Swansea Vale Cynder Plant for many years. Any photos would be appreciated. Thanks, Wendy
My great grandfather's shop is one or other or both buildings immediately on the left of the photo. It was a general grocers and tea merchants.
Does anyone remember Bryn Row in Treboeth, Swansea? I was born there just after the Second World War. My parents were Tom and Lily Evans, my brother Len was 12 when I was born. We moved to Penlan in about 1948. I have a vague memory that the cottages were halfway up the hill from Brynhyfryd Square. I have been trying to find a photo but no luck so far.