Oral History collection: Robert Lucas interviewed by an unidentified interviewer about History of Rhossili.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 216 D 56/13/9
  • Dates of Creation
      1998
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 audio recording on cassette; also digital copy in MP3 format

Scope and Content

Track 1. [00:06:17] Rhossili: Lists things he enjoyed most about Rhossili, such as; photography, the cliffs and Worm's Head. [00:13:05] Christmas: Explains how he would spend his Christmas holidays in Rhossili/Gowerton. [00:14:04] Festivity/Custom: This was difficult because of the divisions between church and chapel in Rhossili. [00:16:40] Church in Rhossili: Didn't have an interest in the church, wanted to do other things. [00:23:18] Buses in Rhossili: Speaks about the bus that would take them into Rhossili. [00:26:04] Gower Society: The effects of the Gower Society over the years.

Track 2. [00:01:35] Gower countryside: Views on how it has been worn down by visitors and the "parties" that have been taking place. [00:03:07] Vernon House: Great Grandfather came to South Wales to run a 'lunatic asylum'. [00:17:48] Benton Castle: Ernest bought this land and modernised the building, castle has stayed in the family.