Oral History collection: a) William Jones; b) Bernard Griffiths; c) Gwendoline Mary Powell (born a) 1908; b) ?; c) ?) interviewed by V.E. Bodger and M. Williams about Early life/school/village - Bishopston, Gower.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 216 TH 8
  • Dates of Creation
      5 June 1975
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 audio recording

Scope and Content

Track 1. [00:00:10] Cooking and food management: Cooking on a big stone, keeping animals. [00:06:03] Industry: Boys working at Bishopston forge. [00:10:34] Religion: Church, Chapel, Sunday School. [00:12:17] Social Life for teenagers and young adults: Saturday Night. [00:17:55] Weddings: Wedding customs. [00:01:09] Education: Bishopston Primary school, Gowerton Secondary school, childrens games. [00:10:01] Bishopston water supply: Water supplies and shortages in Bishopston. [00:12:47] Education: Bishopston Primary school, Gowerton Secondary school. [00:13:46] Public Transport: Bus service, Railway service, Horse and cart in Bishopston. [00:19:15] Industry: Work done at Bishopston forge.