WELCOME to the Swansea (WLS-SWANSEA-L) Discussion List. This is a discussion area for anyone who has an interest in the Genealogy,  History, Culture or anything related to Swansea, Wales.   This list will be a place where we discuss those Swansea, Celtic traditions that include holidays, recipes, music, weddings, births, funerals/wakes, etc.  Hopefully, in our discourse we will get a more complete picture of our ancestors, other than just dates and names






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This list is for the discussion of the Genealogy, Culture and History of the  people who lived and/or passed through the area of Swansea, Wales.  Discussion of migration patterns, immigration, heraldry, historical sketches, settlements, census data, wills, family Bibles, vital records, web sites, recipes, music, dance, books, etc. is encouraged. 

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Swansea History Site

Genuki Swansea Site


Glamorgan Family History Society

West Glamorgan Archives


St John's Church, Odo Street, Hafod


Bethesda Chapel, Bethesda Street, Swansea




Talk Now! Learn Welsh
Beginning Level

Rosetta Stone Welsh
Personal Edition Level 1

Maps for Family and Local History: The Records of the Tithe, Valuation Office, and National Farm Surveys of England and Wales, 1836-1943 (2nd Edition, Revised)

Tracing Your Family Tree: In England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

City/County of Swansea


Make Census of your family history






SSWANSEA Mailing List Surname Registry
updated January 26, 2019



St Mary's Church, Swansea
Baptisms 1840-55, Phillips & Owen(s) surnames
Burials 1840-55, Phillips & Owen(s) surnames