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Cardiganshire Genealogy

 
Description

"Cardiganshire, a maritime co. of S. Wales, bounded on the W. by Cardigan Bay, and landward from N. to S. by the cos. of Merioneth, Montgomery, Radnor, Brecknock, Carmarthen, and Pembroke. Its seaboard is in the form of a crescent; coast line, 48 miles; extreme breadth, 22 miles; area, 443,387 ac.; pop. 70,270. Rugged mountains and deep valleys occur in the N. and E. of the co. The summit of Plinlimmon, on the border of Montgomeryshire, has an alt. of 2469 ft"
from John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887

Genuki - Cardiganshire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Merionethshire, Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, Brecknockshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire
Cardiganshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
Ceredigion Library The National Library of Wales
Cardiganshire Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Cardiganshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web




Cardiganshire Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source records of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK (including Wales) records in over 60 individual databases
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Births, Deaths, Marriages
search over 100 million UK births, deaths and marriages
Message Boards
post and read about Cardiganshire genealogy with other researchers
Cemeteries

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Cardiganshire
Cardiganshire war memorials and rolls of honour
 
England & Wales Free BMD Marrriage Index 1837-1915
free access to the Civil Registration index
of Marriages for England and Wales
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
 
 
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