Oral History collection: Ernest Llewelyn Clements (born 12 Apr. 1904) interviewed by Barry Fagg about Early life in Carmarthen Road; WW1 victory celebrations; work in Mannesmann Tube works.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 216 TH 17
  • Dates of Creation
      6 Oct. 1975
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 audio recording

Scope and Content

Track 1. [00:01:25] Childhood: Memories of Carmarthen Road 1904 onwards. [00:02:47] Public Transport: Trams in Swansea. [00:03:35] Dyfatty: Irish Community, Pubs. [00:06:13] Industry: Tinplate works. [00:08:17] Swansea: Shopping, Baking. [00:12:30] Education: Dyfatty school, Bishop Gore. [00:17:20] Industry - Mannesmann Tube Company: Engineer, Draughtsman. [00:34:15] Mansel Vaughan Williams: Working for Mansel Vaughan Williams. [00:37:50] Railway Lines: Importing and exporting materials. [00:41:30] Industry: Industrial coal tips. [00:45:28] Swansea Valley: Description of Swansea Valley and the works situated there. [00:57:08] Industry: Changes at the works during World War II. [01:00:10] Industry: Closing of Mannesmann Works.