HistoryPoints News

Mar 12, 2016

Hero surgeon of Wind Street

The building which surrounds the Wind Street entrance to Salubrious Passage, Swansea, has a small inscription to note that surgeon Thomas Williams built it in 1803. He saved a teenage girl's life ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

after her body was pulled from the Tawe in 1808. She and her friend, who drowned, had slipped while trying to board the cross-river ferry. For more about the surgeon and this prominent building, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the window of Wind Street Stores. Or click here