Swansea Library: Miscellaneous Items

Scope and Content

Swansea Petty Sessions 1873-1874; Reports on the boroughs of Loughor and Swansea, 1832-1837; Swansea Borough: poor rates 1750; Local authority records: Port Talbot Library 1959-1973; Education records (miscellaneous) 1863-1958 and n.d.; Llangennith Children's Home 1921-1924; East Gower Rural Deanery 1894-1902; St. Madoc Christian Youth Camp; Llangyfelach Parish, n.d.; Ecclesiastical parish: ?Holy Trinity, Swansea, 1840; Manorial records: East Town Llangennith alias Priorstown Manor 1821-1838; Estate records: Tennant Estate, 1851; Sales particulars, 1783-1921; Business records: William Kirkhouse of Aberddulais, Engineer, 1815-1852; Industrial records: William Bevan and Company, Chemical Manufacturers, Swansea and John Bevan and Son Ltd., Chemical Manufacturers, Llanelli, 1893-1936; Industrial records: Lancasters Steam Coal Collieries, Cwmtillery, 1891-1918; Industrial records: New Sharlston Collieries Co. Ltd., Wakefield, Yorkshire 1865-1926; Industrial records: general 1817-1980; Maritime records 1786-1935; Transport: Swansea Canal c. 1790; Societies and Associations: Swansea and South West Wales District of the Society of Incorporated Accountants 1932-1958; Societies and Associations: Swansea Valley Sunday School Association 1901-1906; Societies and Associations: Swansea Orpheus Choral and Orchestral Society 1929-1936; Societies and Associations: Swansea Cymmrodorion Society; Societies and Associations: General, 1927-1931; Recreation and the Arts: Musical, early 19th cent.-1890; Recreation and the Arts: Dramatic, 1822-1895; Recreation and the Arts: Literary manuscripts, c. 1800-1953; Recreation and the Arts: Eisteddfodau, 1886-1964; Recreation and the Arts: Library, n.d.; Recreation and the Arts: Art, c. 1883; Recreation and the Arts: General, 1806-1817; Charities: Joseph Lancaster Exhibitions Charity, 1890-1930; Armed forces, 1901; Elections, c. 1920; Maps and plans: Swansea, 1851; Personal papers 1876-1949 and n.d.; Records relating to the Gowerton and district nursing Association, 1905-1968; Records relating to the Morriston and district nursing Association, 1901-1961; Swansea Theatre playbills, 1806-1848; Swansea Grand Theatre, 1915-2007; Records of the Ramblers Association (West Glamorgan group), 1979-1997; School Board of the United School District of Swansea, 1899-1904; Central Welsh Board inspection reports, 1914-1949; Office of the Ministry of Education, Welsh Department, 1946-2005; Various papers; Records relating to the docks and sailors; Church records; Other papers; Miscellaneous magazines;

Access Information

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Custodial History

This collection was originally received and held by Swansea Library and later transferred to West Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.