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Glamorgan Genealogy

 
Description

"Glamorgan, a maritime co. of South Wales, area, 516,959 ac., pop. 511,433. Glamorgan is, commercially, the most important co. in Wales, chiefly owing to its great mineral resources, the fertility of its soil, and the extent and convenience of its seaboard."
from John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887

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




Glamorgan 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
Parish and Probate Records
33,600 records including baptisms/christenings, burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills
Births, Deaths, Marriages
search over 100 million UK births, deaths and marriages
Message Boards
post and read about Glamorgan 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 - Glamorgan
Glamorgan 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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