Find out more about the history of Swansea.
West Glamorgan Archives We collect documents, maps, photographs, film and sound recordings relating to all aspects of the history of West Glamorgan.
Libraries We have many resources available in Swansea libraries to help with research into family and local history.
Cambrian Index online The Cambrian Index database contains hundreds of thousands of entries from newspapers relating to people and events occurring in an area roughly represented by the former county of West Glamorgan, mainly covering the period 1804-1881 with some later entries.
Swansea blue plaques Swansea has a number of Blue Plaques installed to honour its important and significant citizens
Oystermouth Castle Oystermouth Castle dates back to the 12th century and sits majestically on the hill in Mumbles with stunning views overlooking Swansea Bay.
Swansea Castle Swansea's medieval fortress has withstood siege, rebellion and the Blitz - a true survivor at the heart of the city.
History of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery The Gallery is named after its founder and principal benefactor, Richard Glynn Vivian, born September 1835, the fourth son of John Henry Vivian and his wife, Sarah Jones.
History of Swansea Grand Theatre Since 1897, Swansea's Grand Theatre has been providing the public with a broad range of cultural, artistic and general entertainment events.