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Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea

Ralph Alan Griffiths

Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea

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Published by Gomer in Llandysul, Dyfed .
Written in English

  • Swansea Region (Wales),
  • Wales,
  • Swansea Region
    • Subjects:
    • Vivian family,
    • Manors -- Wales -- Swansea Region -- History,
    • Swansea Region (Wales) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRalph A. Griffiths.
      LC ClassificationsDS738.S56 G75 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p. :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1904654M
      ISBN 100863834418
      LC Control Number90107322

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Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Alan Griffiths. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea. Author:Griffiths, Ralph A. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Product Details World of Books USA was founded in Number of Pages:N/A.

We all like the idea of saving Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea book bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used products are out there - we just had to let you know. Ernest Vivian, 2nd Baron Swansea, sold Singleton Abbey to Swansea Corporation for £, in Julyand died three years later.

The council wanted to develop the estate largely for housing purposes and gifted the mansion to the Swansea University College in – still used today as offices for Swansea University on its Singleton Park.

Buy Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea Illustrated edition by Ralph A. Griffiths (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Ralph A. Griffiths. As we are reminded on the reverse of the photograph, Singleton Abbey, and a portion of the estate, became part of the University College of Swansea during the s.

It now houses many of the Author: Chris Pyke. Document Title: Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea: Publisher: Gomer: Publication Date: Document Type: Text: Publication Place: Llandysul: Accession Number. Singleton Park, Swansea, Filmed with Panasonic HC-W Camcorder in Infrared Mode.

Vivian is the name of a British noble family of Cornish extraction that rose to wealth in various regions of the British time, several members of the Vivian family were made knights, baronets and peers. Hereditary titles held by the family include the Vivian barony as well as the Swansea l other members of the family have also risen to prominence.

R A Griffiths, Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea () P F Robinson, Domestic Architecture in the Tudor Style, () G Williams (ed), Swansea, An Illustrated History, (), p D Dykes, University College of Swansea: an Illustrated History, ().

The Vivians owned the largest copper works in Swansea, then the main British copper smelting centre. John Henry Vivian managed the firm, and was also actively involved in the commerce and development of Swansea.

He was a practical scientist and intellectual, and a prominent member of local society. Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea, Gomer Press, 67pp. 61 Morris.

The Houses of Singleton. A Swansea Landscape and its History, West Glam-organ County Archive Service. 62 Lewis. Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea book Topographical Dictionary of Wales, S. Lewis & Co., London, Vol.

11, pp. 63 Groessens. Ornamental and building stones. swansea and its region Download swansea and its region or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get swansea and its region book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

Pub opening hours. Mon - Tue // - Wed // - Thurs // - Fri - Sat // - Sun // - Virtual Open Day. Welcome to Swansea University. Both Singleton Park Campus and the Bay Campus are beachside locations situated on the beautiful sweep of Swansea Bay and within ea.

NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL oil on canvas, a pair - half portrait of Henry Hussey Vivian Bart MP, inscribed verso with title and `created` `Swansea of Singleton, 9 June `, and portrait of `The Lady Swansea`, titled verso, dated75 x 61cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: Averil nee Beaumont, third wife of Henry Hussey 1st Lord Swansea.

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by Ralph A. Griffiths | 1 Jun Paperback More buying choices £ (10 used offers) Clyne Castle, Swansea: A History of the Building and Its Owners. by Ralph A. Griffiths and University College of Swansea | 1 Mar Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide.

Swansea Council has a database of protected historic sites that have been assessed as being "at risk". The most recent survey showed a total of 45 buildings at risk due to neglect and decay.

Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish. References to the town of Swansea at. The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth; An online index to the book Swansea - Reflections in Black and White, compiled by Bernard Mitchell [] has been provided by Roger McFenton.

An online index to the book Jubilee Swansea - A. The University’s own connections with the Welsh copper industry in themselves make it a worthy base for this project. Singleton Abbey, the founding building of the University, was the centre of the family estate of the Vivians, Cornish copper magnates who moved to South Wales.

History & Classics in the College of Arts and Humanities. There are also several portraits of the Vivians of Trewan and Trenoweth, Cornwall, the direct ancestors of the Vivians of Swansea.

Miss Ursula Vivian, of Swansea, born Juneis here, in the interesting costume of the period and Dr. Joseph Kelly, Bishop of Exeter, with whom the unhappy Charles I.

stayed when in Cornwall. [ { "key": "38PF2QST", "version": 1, "library": { "type": "user", "id":"name": "copperhistories", "links": { "alternate": { "href": "   Meanwhile, medieval historian Professor Ralph Griffiths leads a tour of Singleton Abbey, the main residence of copper magnates the Vivians in the 19th Century and a.

Born inRichard Glynn Vivian was the fourth and youngest son of John Henry Vivian MP of Singleton Abbey and owner of the Hafod copperworks, and he was educated at Eton and Cambridge University.

Although his elder brothers, Henry Hussey of Parc Wern and Graham of Clyne Castle, were closely involved in running the firm Vivian & Sons, and Glynn.

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swansea university richard burton archives, university library copper archives display. behind the scenes tours singleton abbey at home with the vivians: open house at the abbey with ralph griffiths (from 3pm) materials research centre, talbot building what would life be like without copper. copper in tomorrow’s world egypt centre.

Hotels near Neath Abbey: ( km) Holiday Inn Express Swansea East ( km) Tree Tops Guest House ( km) Cwmbach Cottages Guest House ( km) The Towers Hotel & Spa ( km) T Bones Inn & Restaurant; View all hotels near Neath Abbey on Tripadvisor/5().

29 29 ALBUM OF 13 WATERCOLOURS ON RICE PAPER RELATING TO SINGLETON ABBEY SWANSEA, circa s, unsigned Provenance: consigned directly from a member of the Vivian family £* 30 HISTORICAL. Singleton Abbey and the Vivians of Swansea Jan 1, by Ralph Alan Griffiths by Ralph Alan Griffiths Paperback.

$ $ 4 More Buying Choices $ Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies, TV & Celebrities. Vivian and Sons of Hafod Copper Works, Swansea. /10 John Vivian, a Cornish mine owner, established his own smelting works at Hafod, north of Swansea, going into partnership with his sons Richard Hussey Vivian and John Henry Vivian.

Vivian and Sons soon established itself as a major manufacturer of copper. By John Vivian had returned to Cornwall; John Henry. They had temporarily moved into Singleton in in order to host Prince Edward and Princess Alexandra, who visited Swansea to open the Prince of Wales Dock, and by the time Prime Minister W.E.

Gladstone visited in to open the Public Library in Alexandra Road, Singleton Abbey was Henry Hussey’s Swansea residence. A lot of the stone from this subsequently ruined building was taken by the Vivians of Singleton Abbey and some can be clearly identified in the Estate Farm building.

One noteable Steward was Gabriel Powell – lived in the house (now the Windsor Hotel) that is. Henry Vivian, John’s son who later became first Baron of Swansea, was educated at Eton, and the salve at the Abbey’s front door whispers a clear message: my wealth is rooted in a Classical heritage.

The same message is repeated rather more loudly in what is now the Council Chamber (the former dining room) of the Abbey.

Book I, Ch. 8: Swansea and Gower. Next Selection Previous Selection. CHAPTER VIII Passage of the rivers Avon and Neth - and of Abertawe and Goer.

Continuing our journey, 82 not far from Margan, where the alternate vicissitudes of a sandy shore and the tide commence, we forded over the river Avon, having been considerably delayed by the ebbing of the sea; and under the.

By the Swansea Valley's various copperworks (together with coal and shipping interests) suppor out of an entire population of approximat Swansea was indeed "Copperopolis".

By Vivian & Sons employed three thousand people, one thousand of them at the Hafod. If you’re interested in the history of Swansea University here’s a photograph taken c showing Singleton Abbey.

Then it was the family home of the copper industrialists, the Vivians; now the Abbey is the administrative hub of the University.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ralph A Griffiths books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Singleton Abbey Art Sale A notable sale la announced from London of the contents of Sin- gleton Abbey., the Clazmorgem shire country seat of the Vivians, of which Lord Swansea is the head.

The auction of the art works and old furniture, for which the mansion is famous, is likely to cause bidding from America.

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