Aberffraw, Anglesey

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Administration
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'''Aberffro''' (also spelled Aberffraw; Abar Fraw; Aber-Fraw) is a parish and market town. 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>
  
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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Contributor: add a general overview of the history of this parish. It can be a few sentences or a couple of paragraphs. If more, consider creating a separate page and linking to it from here.<br>  
  
== Census ==
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= Resources =
  
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  ===
  
== Civil Registration ==
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[Wales Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. Several Internet sites list names or indexes to the records, including:
  
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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*[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]
  
===== Birth certificate =====
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=== Church records  ===
  
*Name, date and birthplace of the child.
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*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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=== Census records ===
  
*Name, age and occupation of the groom
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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.  
*Name, age and occupation of the bride
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*Name and occupation of the father of both the bride and the groom
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*Date and place of the registration.
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===== Death certificate =====
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*Name of the deceased.
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=== Probate 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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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.  
  
== Church Records ==
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= Maps and Gazetteers =
  
=== Church of England (Church of Wales)  ===
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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.<br>
  
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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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
=== Nonconformist Church Records ===
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= Web sites =
  
== Probate Records  ==
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Starting in 1857, the government took over probating wills and administrations. Before that date. Church courts had jurisdictions<br>
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== 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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[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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Contents

History

Aberffro (also spelled Aberffraw; Abar Fraw; Aber-Fraw) is a parish and market town. The current name of the county is Gwynedd. An Anglesey time line highlights history from 1282 to the 2010.

Contributor: add a general overview of the history of this parish. It can be a few sentences or a couple of paragraphs. If more, consider creating a separate page and linking to it from here.

Resources

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.

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information for this place, such as part of X census year is missing. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.