Aberffraw, Anglesey

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Administration
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*'''Aberffraw''' (ocasionally spelled Aberffo; Abar Fraw; Aber-Fraw) is a parish and market town in [[Anglesey]], [[Wales]]. ABERFFRAW, a parish in the hundred of Malltraeth, in the county of Anglesey, North Wales, 16 miles S.W. of Beaumaris. It is a station on the Holyhead railway. Bangor is the post town.To learn additional information about this parish go to [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/AGY/Aberffraw/index.html Genuki.org.uk].<br>
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*An [http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=anglesey+family+history+society#q=anglesey+family+history+society&hl=en&prmd=ivfd&tbs=tl:1&tbo=u&ei=ni_YTNe7GI_AsAPPtpiNCw&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0CEIQ5wIwCg&fp=6e8733203d1b4e27 Anglesey time line] highlights history from 1282 to the 2010.
  
The current name of the county is Gwynedd. An [http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=anglesey+family+history+society#q=anglesey+family+history+society&hl=en&prmd=ivfd&tbs=tl:1&tbo=u&ei=ni_YTNe7GI_AsAPPtpiNCw&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0CEIQ5wIwCg&fp=6e8733203d1b4e27 Anglesey time line] highlights history from 1282 to the 2010.<br>
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== Administration  ==
  
== Census  ==
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|-
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| '''Years'''
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| '''County'''
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| Pre 1536
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| Gwynedd
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| 1536 - 31 Mar 1974
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| Anglesey
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| 1 Apr 1974 - 31 Mar 1996
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| Gwynedd
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| Post 1996
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| Anglesey
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Census records began in 1841 and were taken every 10 years. The most recent census available is 1911. The family history society may have published indexes. Some census indexes and images are on the Internet.
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== Civil Registration  ==
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| '''Type of Jurisdiction'''
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| '''Name'''
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| Hundred
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| Malltraeth
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| Church of England/ Church in Wales Diocese
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| Bangor
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| Civil Registration District
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| Anglesey
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Government registration of births, marriages and deaths began in Wales on 1 July 1837. Information usually given in these records are as follows.
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===== Birth certificate =====
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== What Do You Want to Find?  ==
  
*Name, date and birthplace of the child.
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To start your search, decide when your ancestor lived. If he or she lived between 1837-1911, start by searching civil registration and census records. If they lived before 1837, use church records and probate records. Read more about these records below.  
*Name of the parents, including mother's maiden name.
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*Place and date of registration.
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===== Marriage certificate =====
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== Records  ==
  
Name, age and occupation of the groom
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=== Civil Registration  ===
  
Name, age and occupation of the bride
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[Wales Civil Registration- Vital Records|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. Several Internet sites list names or indexes to the records, including:
  
Name and occupation of the father of both the bride and the groom
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*[http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]
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*[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/category.aspx?cat=34/ Ancestry.co.uk]
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/BirthsMarriagesDeaths.jsp/ FindMyPast.co.uk]
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*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/bmd/bmd_index.php/ TheGenealogist.co.uk]
  
Date and place of the registration.
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=== Church records  ===
  
===== Death certificate =====
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
  
*Name of the deceased.
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=== Census records  ===
*Death date and place.
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*Cause of death and informant's information.
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*Date and place of registration.
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Several Web sites have indexes to the certificates. One is FreeBMD. A copy of the actual certificates can be ordered through the General Register Office.
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Census for the entire country was started in 1841 and continued every ten years. The most recent census available to the public is 1911. Learn more about these records, including the information given in them, by reading the [[Wales Census|census]] article.  
  
== Church Records  ==
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{{British Census|464296}}
  
=== Church of England (Church of Wales) ===
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=== Probate records ===
  
The parish registers of the Church of England exist from 1719, with the Bishop's Transcripts beginning in 1675. The Family History Library has some records on film. Some of these records are available in family history centers
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Anglesey Probate Records|Anglesey Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
  
=== Nonconformist Church Records ===
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== Maps and Gazetteers ==
  
== Probate Records  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in Wales. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place. Here is a link to a web site with gazetteers and maps.
  
Family History Society
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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== Web sites  ==
  
== Helpful Web Sites  ==
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Visit the following Web sites for more information. They have information about the local family history society, how-to articles, a list of publications for sales and queries from people with ancestry from the area.<br>
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[[Category:Anglesey Parishes]]
 
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[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/AGY/ Anglesey]
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[http://www.anglesey.info/Genealogy.htm Genealogy on Angelsey]<br>
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[http://chtg.gwis.co.uk/ Gwynedd Family History Society]<br>
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[[Category:Anglesey]]
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Revision as of 03:00, 16 January 2013

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Contents

History

  • Aberffraw (ocasionally spelled Aberffo; Abar Fraw; Aber-Fraw) is a parish and market town in Anglesey, Wales. ABERFFRAW, a parish in the hundred of Malltraeth, in the county of Anglesey, North Wales, 16 miles S.W. of Beaumaris. It is a station on the Holyhead railway. Bangor is the post town.To learn additional information about this parish go to Genuki.org.uk.
  • An Anglesey time line highlights history from 1282 to the 2010.

Administration

Years County
Pre 1536 Gwynedd
1536 - 31 Mar 1974 Anglesey
1 Apr 1974 - 31 Mar 1996 Gwynedd
Post 1996 Anglesey


Type of Jurisdiction Name
Hundred Malltraeth
Church of England/ Church in Wales Diocese Bangor
Civil Registration District Anglesey


What Do You Want to Find?

To start your search, decide when your ancestor lived. If he or she lived between 1837-1911, start by searching civil registration and census records. If they lived before 1837, use church records and probate records. Read more about these records below.

Records

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. Several Internet sites list names or indexes to the records, including:

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

Census for the entire country was started in 1841 and continued every ten years. The most recent census available to the public is 1911. Learn more about these records, including the information given in them, by reading the census article.


Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464296.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Anglesey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in Wales. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place. Here is a link to a web site with gazetteers and maps.

Web sites