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
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
Smuggling on the the Gower Peninsula, south Wales.
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
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
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
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