The Officers and members of the committee are pleased to announce that we have been granted the sum of £6,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund Wales. This enables us to go forward with the research work needed on Skewen and District and World War One so that we can produce a book on the subject.
For the book to be a success we need as much information as possible from local people about the area in the period 1914 – 1919. Material may be donated to the Society, or we can copy/scan and return material. It is not only the military aspects of the period that we looking at, but civilian life in the period also.
If you have anything that would be of interest please contact any member of the Society’s committee, or bring it along to Heritage Day at the Carnegie Hall on Monday, September 1st. Reminiscences will be recorded on Heritage Day also, so you tell us your family’s WW1 story.
We are very grateful to Heritage Lottery Fund Wales for this award.