An account of the armorial bearings of rulers, local authorities, educational
bodies, churches and people in the City and County of Swansea and former Lordship
About this site, Swansea history, introduction to heraldry ...
All the arms featured on this site, with links to more information ...
Civic arms, of Swansea and of past and present counties and districts
Swansea's two universities have official coats of arms, and at least
one school has a badge based on centuries-old arms.
Swansea falls with the Anglican Diocese of Swansea and Brecon and
the Roman Catholic Diocese of Menevia, and in both traditions has formerly
been part of the Diocese of St.Davids.
The people who ruled Gower before the introduction of county and civic government.
From medieval warriors and landowners to nineteenth century industrialists
and modern public figures, Swansea has had its share of prominent armigerous
Ⓒ 2019 Paul Johnson. Acknowledgements