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A guide to genealogy in the County Borough of Torfaen, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

The County Borough of Torfaen (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Torfaen) is a Unitary Authority in the Valleys of south-east Wales.



The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county borough was previously part of the former County of Gwent and, before that, the former historic county of Monmouthshire which was abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Pontypool.


See Communities in Torfaen

Register Office

Register Office,
Civic Centre,
NP4 6YB,


The county borough forms part of the Gwent Archives in Ebbw Vale.


Family History

Local History


Web Sites



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