….A pictorial history of the pubs in the Gower peninsular in South Wales. From Mumbles (the one time “Naples of Great Britain”) to the rural towns & villages of the west of Gower the fortunes and lives of many are described here. The strong temperance movement was aghast at the effects of the Welsh Sunday Closing Act – in bringing flocks of “Sunday travellers” from Swansea (through the utility of the famous Mumbles Railway) to the many pubs of the “Mumbles Mile”. In the Gower peninsular the pubs followed a more rural pattern catering for rural trades, fairs and Saints days.
Presented in a similar style to the Herefordshire pubs series, this book covers all existing pubs an...
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