Historic Pictures



  1. Deryck Matthews on 11 July 2023 at 5:12 pm

    Hello. I am a budding artist and would like your permission to paint some of the photos on your website. I was born in Ystradgynlais in 1950, however, I was brought up and worked overseas. I have recently moved to Loughor where my paternal grandparents originated.
    My maternal grandparents were from the Ystradgynlais area, my grandfather worked in the Cwmgiedd colliery. Furthermore I have, when home on leave, swam in the canal…! Thanks for your time and good luck with your canal project. Cheers. Deryck Matthews

    • swansea on 11 July 2023 at 6:05 pm

      Hi Deryck,

      If you wish to paint the photos for your personal pleasure, then of course you have permission. If, however, you wish to paint them for profit, i.e. to sell, then this will need to be considered carefully by the Trustees. Please let us know your intention.

      By the way, swimming in the canal is probably not a good idea!

      Best wishes,

      Swansea Canal Society

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