South West Wales Industrial Archaeology Society

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Programme 2000-2001


Mr. Peter Hutchison


Mr. Alan Williams

17, Orpheus Road, Ynysforgan,

Swansea. SA6.6RJ.

Tel: (01792) 775809


Mr. Paul Reynolds

87, Gabalfa Road, Sketty,

Swansea. SA2.8ND.

Committee Members:

Mr. John Hayman, Dr. F.G. Cowley, Mr. Arthur Rees, Mr. Alun Richards, Mr. R.O. Roberts.

Further details of the Society’s activities, including this programme of evening meetings and the visit. may be obtained from the Secretary, or any other committee officer.




Please note that evening meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month (with the exception of April 2001 which will be the fourth Tuesday). They are held at the St. James’ Church Hall, Uplands, Swansea commencing at 7:30 p.m. and are of approximately one-and-a-half hours duration.

Saturday September 16

*A field visit to the Aberdare area in conjunction with the Railway and Canal Historical Society Swansea Conference

 For the field trip on 16 September 2000, members and other interested parties are invited to join the R&CHS group. Coach travel has been arranged from Swansea at a cost of £8-OOp. per head. Pre-booking for this event is essential. Contact Paul Reynolds on Swansea 205888.

Tuesday September 19.

Early roads of the Industrial Revolution.

Nigel Robins

Tuesday October 17.

The first national architect of Wales and Swansea chapels

Stephen Hughes

Tuesday November 21.

Gabriel Powell’s 1764 survey: the industrial aspects.

Bernard Morris

Tuesday December 19.

Christmas Social Evening.

Contributions invited from members

Tuesday January 16.

Cilybebyll: a topographical and industrial journey.

Jeff Childs


Tuesday February 20.

Penllergare: Past, Present and Future

Maureen Davies


Tuesday March 20.

Annual General Meeting.

(Followed by members’ slides)


Tuesday April 24.

The early years of the Llanelly Railway.

Nigel Wassell


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