Promoting history in south-west Wales

Welcome to HA Swansea

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The Historical Association is incorporated by Royal Charter

Registered charity number 1120261

Branch Membership Fees

Individual membership: £10

Concessionary membership: £5

(Concessionary = part-time workers; retired; unwaged)

Family (household) membership: £15

Full-time-student membership: £5

Membership is renewable at the AGM in March

Full national membership

of the Historical Association grants automatic membership of the Swansea branch, provided the member lives within the branch’s catchment area.

To register for full membership, visit:


A note for branch committee members

The date of the

next committee meeting is

2 December 2023

At 10.30am

in the National Waterfront Museum

Website last updated 8 November 2023


21 March 2020


Elizabeth Belcham

will speak about

Swansea’s Bad Girls

Crime and Prostitution


The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea



Regarding the Branch’s Outreach Speaker’s team, it should be noted that for the immediate future requests for Outreach speakers should be addressed to the Branch Secretary Liz McSloy rather than Colin James.

This year’s edition of Chronicle, the Branch journal, is now available. In the current issue you will find Branch information and interesting historical articles.

The latest offering from Timescale Publications is now available. The Story of Medieval Swansea by Colin Wheldon James is 56 pages in length and sells for £8.

Branch Bulletin

The Next Talk

Dr Simon John

will speak about

Politics and the Past:

Statues and Monuments in Modern Europe


Saturday 18 November 2023

The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea