Category Archives: Widegate

Welcome!

Prior to 1920 each of the Gower Villages of Ilston, Kittle, Parkmill, Pennard,and Southgate, together with their hamlets and lands had its own historical identity, its own inhabitants  occupations etc. Following the sale of the Kilvrough estate in 1920 however, all … Continue reading

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D/D Z 101-200 – City and County of Swansea

D/D Z 101-200 – City and County of Swansea. This is part of a catalogue of archives held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Civic Centre, Swansea. Click here for more information about how you can see these … Continue reading

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Smuggling on the the Gower Peninsula, south Wales

Smuggling on the the Gower Peninsula, south Wales.

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Widegate information

Chris Evans from Bishopston wrote to say;- “From the Tythe map of 1840, see below, there appear to be a number of buildings or houses that don’t now exist and appear to have been unused by 1877 although their outline … Continue reading

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Welcome to Chris Evans (of Bishopston) plus the latest regarding the PALH Group

OK, so I apologise for my silence over the last few months, but a mixture of health problems plus extra grandchildren duties has kept me busy in different directions! I’m awake again now though, and besides hoping to change the … Continue reading

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View this page “UK Telephone Numbers 1880-1984″

Click on http://www.pennard-area-local-history.co.uk/pennard/index.htm (or copy & paste it into your browser’s address bar if that doesn’t work), and on that page, click on the link headed;- ‘Early’ Residents and their Telephone Numbers c1914-1960 to see what has been added to … Continue reading

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Does anyone remember the Cheley family who lived at Widegate?

My latest welcome is to Lyn, Granddaughter of the Cheley family who at one time lived at Widegate (the hamlet down the lane opposite Pennard Church). Her application to join the Pennard & Area Local History Group, received earlier today … Continue reading

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Rights of Way

Much of Pennard, Southgate, Kittle, Parkmill and its area is criss-crossed with Registered and recognised Footpaths and Bridle-ways, although in the past (both living-memory and from handed-down stories) there have been many other paths  -  whether having a legal Right … Continue reading

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