County Borough of Bridgend

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== History  ==
 
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The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county  
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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 West Glamorgan]] and, before that, the former historic county of [[Glamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974.
  
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The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Bridgend.
 
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[[Glamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974.
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The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Bridgend.  
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== Communities  ==
 
== Communities  ==

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County Borough of Bridgend

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

The County Borough of Bridgend (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Penybont ar Ogwr) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Bridgend in Wales.

Contents

History

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 West Glamorgan and, before that, the former historic county of Glamorgan which was abolished in 1974.

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

Communities

See Communities in Bridgend

Register Office

Register Office
Tŷ'r Ardd
Sunnyside
BRIDGEND
CF31 4AR
Wales

Archive

The county borough forms part of the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff.

Societies

Family History

Local History

Bibliography

Web Sites

References