Find a Welsh Emigrant or Immigrant from Wales Record Selection Guide

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'''Decide what you want to learn, select a date range and what you know about the emigrant then choose a source to examine.''' <br>  
 
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=== '''Welsh Emigrant Record Selection Table'''  ===
 
=== '''Welsh Emigrant Record Selection Table'''  ===
  
|- ! scope="col" | What you want to learn ! scope="col" | Date Range ! scope="col" | What is known about the emigrant ! scope="col" | Sources |- | rowspan="5" | Place of origin <br><br><br><br><br> | Pre 1790 | Name |
 
  
*[[FHL|765266|title-id|disp=British 19th Century Surname Atlas]]
 
  
*[[FHL|765266|title-id|disp=Biographies]]
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! scope="col" | What you want to learn
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! scope="col" | Date Range
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! scope="col" | What is known about the emigrant
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! scope="col" | Sources
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| rowspan="5" | Place of origin <br><br><br><br><br>
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| Name
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*{{FHL|765266|title-id|disp=British 19th Century Surname Atlas}}
  
*[[FHL|765266|title-id|disp=County marriage indexes]]
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*{{FHL|765266|title-id|disp=Biographies}}
  
*[[FHL|765266|title-id|disp=Farm or house name]]
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*{{FHL|765266|title-id|disp=County marriage indexes}}
  
*[[FHL|765266|title-id|disp=The surnames of Wales<br>]]
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*{{FHL|765266|title-id|disp=Farm or house name}}
  
|- | Pre 1790 | Name and religion |
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*{{FHL|765266|title-id|disp=The surnames of Wales<br>}}
  
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*Settement patterns in the U.S.
 
*Settement patterns in the U.S.
  
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*Denominational periodicals
 
*Denominational periodicals
  
|- | 1790-1890 | Name and occupation |
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*Death certificates
 
*Death certificates
  
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*[http://www.welshamericanindex.talktalk.net/index.htm Welsh American Index]
 
*[http://www.welshamericanindex.talktalk.net/index.htm Welsh American Index]
  
|- | 1790-1890 | Name and both parent's names |
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*Welsh county marriage indexes(pre 1837)
 
*Welsh county marriage indexes(pre 1837)
  
 
*[http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl Wales civil registration indexes]
 
*[http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl Wales civil registration indexes]
  
|- | 1890-present | Name |
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| 1890-present  
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| Name  
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*Death certificates
 
*Death certificates
  
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*Denominational periodicals
 
*Denominational periodicals
  
|- | Parent's names | Pre 1790<br> | Name<br> |
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| Parent's names  
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| Pre 1790<br>  
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| Name<br>  
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*Settlement patterns<br>  
 
*Settlement patterns<br>  
 
*Denominational periodicals  
 
*Denominational periodicals  
 
*Histories
 
*Histories
  
|- | <br> | 1790-1890<br> | Name<br> |
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| 1790-1890<br>  
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*Obituaries<br>  
 
*Obituaries<br>  
 
*civil registration birth indexes (1837 forward)  
 
*civil registration birth indexes (1837 forward)  
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*[http://www.welshamericanindex.talktalk.net/index.htm Welsh American Index]
 
*[http://www.welshamericanindex.talktalk.net/index.htm Welsh American Index]
  
|- | <br> | 1890 to present<br> | <br> |
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| 1890 to present<br>  
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*Death certificates<br>  
 
*Death certificates<br>  
 
*Marriage certificates  
 
*Marriage certificates  
 
*Obituaries
 
*Obituaries
  
|- | Why they emigrated<br> | all dates<br> | <br> |
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| Why they emigrated<br>  
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| all dates<br>  
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*{{FHL|1002639|title-id|disp=The Rural Poor in Eighteenth Century Wales}}<br>  
 
*{{FHL|1002639|title-id|disp=The Rural Poor in Eighteenth Century Wales}}<br>  
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/title/agriculture-in-wales-during-the-napoleonic-wars-a-study-in-the-geographical-interpretation-of-historical-sources/oclc/2888349&referer=brief_results Agriculture in Wales During the Napoleonic Wars]  
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/title/agriculture-in-wales-during-the-napoleonic-wars-a-study-in-the-geographical-interpretation-of-historical-sources/oclc/2888349&referer=brief_results Agriculture in Wales During the Napoleonic Wars]  

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Helpful information to know before starting a search

• Full name of the immigrant ancestor
• Approximate year of arrival
• Approximate age at arrival
• Names of the immigrant’s children
• Region, county, or parish of origin
• Where the ancestor lived in the new country
• Relatives’ names: parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins
• Religious affiliations
• Occupations (include all over their lifetime)

Decide what you want to learn, select a date range and what you know about the emigrant then choose a source to examine.


Welsh Emigrant Record Selection Table

What you want to learn Date Range What is known about the emigrant Sources
Place of origin




Pre 1790 Name
Pre 1790 Name and religion
  • Settement patterns in the U.S.
  • Church or chapel histories
  • Denominational periodicals
1790-1890 Name and occupation
  • Death certificates
  • Obituaries
  • Denominational periodicals
1790-1890 Name and both parent's names
  • Welsh county marriage indexes(pre 1837)
1890-present Name
  • Death certificates
  • Obituaries
  • Denominational periodicals
Parent's names Pre 1790
Name
  • Settlement patterns
  • Denominational periodicals
  • Histories

1790-1890
Name
  • Obituaries
  • civil registration birth indexes (1837 forward)
  • From 1841, Wales census
  • Welsh American Index

1890 to present

  • Death certificates
  • Marriage certificates
  • Obituaries
Why they emigrated
all dates


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