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Swansea blue plaques

Swansea has a number of Blue Plaques installed to honour its important and significant citizens

Swansea's history is full of unique, important and famous figures, ranging from the arts, science and sport. Now a number of blue plaques have been attached to buildings with an association to those people. Such a device enables the city to honour them and their achievements and to share them with the world. 

Pete Ham

Pete Ham

Dedicated to the rock musician, member of The Iveys and Badfinger

Griffith John

Griffith John

Dedicated to the Pioneer Christian Missionary

Emily Phipps

Emily Phipps

Headmistress of girls' secondary school, Feminist and inspirational campaigner.

Ann Julia Hatton

Ann of Swansea (Ann Julia Hatton née Kemble)

Dedicated to the Local poet and novelist, managed the Swansea Bathing House

Cwmdonkin Park Blue Plaque

Cwmdonkin Park

Made famous by the Dylan Thomas poem 'The Hunchback in the Park'.

Vernon Watkins

Vernon Watkins

Dedicated to the influential Poet

Edgar Evans

Edgar Evans

Dedicated to the member of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the South Pole

William Robert Grove

William Robert Grove

Dedicated to the Scientist, judge and inventor of the fuel cell

Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

Dedicated to the acclaimed novelist

Lewis Weston Dillwyn

Lewis Weston Dillwyn

Dedicated to the British porcelain manufacturer, naturalist and Member of Parliament.

St Helens

St Helens - Swansea RFC

Made famous as a venue for many sporting occasions

Taffy Bowen

Edward George "Taffy" Bowen

Scientist, Pioneer of radar

Ace Sisters Plaque

The Ace Sisters Blue Plaque

As proposed by the Archif Menywod Cymru / Women's Archive of Wales.

St Helen's - Swansea Cricket Club

St. Helens - Swansea Cricket Club

St Helen's in 2016 is the home of Swansea Cricket Club and a venue for Glamorgan Cricket Club

Saunders Lewis

Saunders Lewis

Dramatist, literary critic, and founder of Plaid Cymru

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