Manselton in the Parish of St John-juxta-Swansea
"St. Michael's, MANSELTON, the parish church of Manselton, erected in 1905, at a cost of £6000 is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, crypt and south aisle: there are 700 sittings. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £325, with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of St. David’s and the Board of Patronage,..." [From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]
"Manselton is now part of Swansea district" [Vision of Britain]
The church is dedicated to St. Michael, is in the Benefice of Manselton, and the diocese of Swansea and Brecon. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be located at grid reference SS656955.
|Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff|
|Non Conformist Registers Held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth|
|Chapel||Baptisms||Marriages||Burials||OS Map Ref|
|Cecil Street, Baptist||-||1924-1969||-||SS 65019541|
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Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site
- Private John Llewellyn Job served with the East Lancashire Regiment in Salonika, Greece. This is a letter to his parents in Manselton, from Salonika, dated 18 April 1916, in which John describes the weather and the inoculations he has just had.Also letter 11 June 1916 etc
- John Llewellyn Job of Manselton, Swansea, was born in 1894 and served with the East Lancashire Regiment in the Salonika campaign (Greece). He died on 15 September 1916: this is the card produced in his memory.
- Welsh Regiment (group) - Sitting in the front row is David John Jones from Manselton, Swansea who served with the Welsh Regiment during the First World War.
- David John Jones from Manselton, Swansea served with the Welsh Regiment during the First World War. He was injured and sustained a head wound during the war, but survived.