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Oystermouth, Swansea

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Oystermouth, Swansea

Oystermouth (a corruption of the Welsh name Ystum Llwynarth or Ystumllwynarth) is an electoral ward and a village in the Mumbles community and also the City and County of Swansea, Wales. The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Oystermouth, the Mumbles, Thistleboon, Limeslade, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. The ward is bounded by Newton to the west, West Cross to the north and Swansea Bay to the south and east.
Administrative CountySwansea
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS6188
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales

Oystermouth, Swansea in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Oystermouth, coast par., vil., and local government district, Gower, Glamorgan - par., 2996 ac. and 971 foreshore, pop. 3945; dist., 2600 ac., pop. 3487; vil., 5 miles SW. of Swansea; P.O. at Oystermouth Road; in vicinity are the ruins of Oystermouth Castle. The par. contains the vils. of Newton, Norton, and Mumbles.

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