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Collections:

Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907 https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1783957
Learn More:  https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales_Births_and_Baptisms_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Wales Deaths and Burials, 1586-1885 - https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1584962
Learn More:
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales_Deaths_and_Burials_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Wales Marriages, 1541-1900 - https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1584961
Learn More:
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Wales, Probate Abstracts, 1773-1780 - https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1876640
Learn More:
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales,_Probate_Abstracts_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Wiki and map of counties - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales
Work Houses - found under Welsh Poor Law Unions summary List - http://www.workhouses.org.uk/
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/
- Independent Chapels - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/Llangiwg/Hanes.html

References:

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales - http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/HI/ENG/Home/
Census Finder - http://www.censusfinder.com/wales2.htm
National Archives - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/results.aspx?tab=2&Page=1&ContainAllWords=Wales
Archives Wales - http://www.archivesnetworkwales.info/
Welsh Family History - http://welshfamilyhistory.ning.com Note: look under ‘Forums’ for further excellent guides.
The Coalmining History Resource Center http://www.cmhrc.co.uk/site/disasters/index.html
Note: This is a database of over 164,000 records containing the details of coalmining accidents and deaths in the UK
List of Welsh Collieries, List of Colliery Disasters with Names of Persons killed. Stories and Poems with Welsh Mining Theme. - http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/
Sister Jones’ village, where she lived. Cilfynydd pronounced: kil-vun-ith = means nook in the mountainside - http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/Photo.htm

Locations

Anglesey

Wiki and map - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Anglesey,_Wales
Parishes - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Anglesey_Parishes
Poor Law Union - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Anglesey_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – (Anglesey, Holyhead)
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/AGY/
Websites - http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Anglesey/genealogy.htm
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/anglesey/
- http://www.censusfinder.com/wales.htm
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/agy.htm

Breconshire (Brecknockshire)

Wiki and map - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Breconshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/BRE/indexpars.html
Poor Law Union - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Breconshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – (Brecknock, Builth, Crickhowell, Hay)
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/BRE/
Websites - http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Breconshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.homeofourfathers.com/lisbeth/docbrecknockcastlebreconwales.htm
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/breconshire/
- http://www.londonfhc.org/content/catalogue?p=Wales,Wales,Brecon,Talgarth&f=1
- http://www.abcgenealogy.com/Regional/Europe/UK/Wales/By_County/Breconshire/
- http://thomasgenweb.com/brynmawr.html
- http://werelate.org/wiki/Category:Breconshire,_Wales
- http://www.londonfhc.org/content/catalogue?p=Wales,Wales,Brecon,Talgarth&f=1
- http://wiki.whitneygen.org/wrg/index.php/Archive:Parish_Register,_Llanelly,_Breconshire,_Wales

Caenarvonshire (Caernarfonshire)

Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Caernarfonshire,_Wales
Wiki websites - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Caernarfonshire_Websites
Parishes - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CAE/parishes.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Caernarfonshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Workhouses – Bangor & Beaumaris, Carnarvon, Conway, Pwllheli.
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CAE/
Websites - http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Caernarvonshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/caernarvonshire/
- http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Place:Caernarvonshire,_Wales
- http://www.census-archives.com/wales/Caernarvonshire.htm
- http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/county/caernarfonshire/parish_records/
- http://www.londonfhc.org/content/catalogue?p=Wales,Wales,Caernarvon,Aber-erch&f=1
-http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:Church_in_Wales._Parish_Church_of_Penmorfa._Cwrtmawr_Mss

Cardiganshire

Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Cardiganshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CGN/indexpars.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Cardiganshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – Aberayron, Aberystwyth, Cardigan, Lampeter, Tregaron
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CGN/
Websites - http://www.aberystwyth-online.co.uk/cardiganshire/cardigan/genealogy_family_history/
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/cardiganshire/
- http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Cardiganshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Category:Cardiganshire,_Wales

Carmarthenshire

 Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Carmarthenshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/indexpars.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Carmarthenshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses - Llandilo Fawr, Llandovery, Llanelly, Newcastle-in-Emlyn
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/
Websites - http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/carmarthenshire/
- http://carmarthenshire-online.info/carmarthenshirefhs/
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/cmn.htm
- http://www.uk-genealogy-online.com/
- http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Carmarthenshire/genealogy.htm

Denbighshire

Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Denbighshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/DEN/indexpars.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Denbighshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – Llanrwst, Ruthin, Wrexham
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/DEN/
Websites -
Flintshire
Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Flintshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/FLN/indexpars.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Flintshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – Hawarden, Holywell, St. Asaph
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/FLN/
Websites - http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/denbighshire/
- http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Denbighshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/den.htm
- http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Place:Ruthin,_Wales
- http://www.census-archives.com/wales/Denbighshire.htm

Glamorgan

Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Glamorgan,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/Parishes.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Glamorgan_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses - Bridgend & Cowbridge, Cardiff, Gower, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath, Pontardawe, Pontypridd, Swansea
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/
Websites - http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Glamorgan/genealogy.htm
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/glamorgan/
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/gla.htm
- http://www.interment.net/uk/wales/glamorgan.htm 

Merionethshire

Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Merionethshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/MER/parishes.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Merionethshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – Bala, Corwen, Dolgelley, Festiniog
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/
Websites - http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/merionethshire/
- http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Merionethshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/mer.htm
- http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Place:Merionethshire,_Wales
- http://www.abcgenealogy.com/Regional/Europe/UK/Wales/By_County/Merionethshire/

Monmouthshire

 Wiki and maps – https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Monmouthshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/MON/parishes.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Monmouthshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – Abergavenny, Bedwellty, Chepstow, Monmouth, Newport, Pontypool
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/MON/
Websites - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsmon/
- http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Monmouthshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/monmouthshire/
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/marriages/uk/wales/Monmouthshire.htm
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/mon.htm 

Montgomeryshire

 Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Montgomeryshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/MGY/indexpars.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Montgomeryshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses - Montgomery & Pool (Forden), Llanfyllin, Machynlleth, Newtown & Llanidloes
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/MGY/
Websites - http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/montgomeryshire/
- http://www.recyclegen.com/archives/montg_coll/nop/pryce/pr_prycejones.htm
- http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Montgomeryshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.llanidloes.com/genealogy/index.html
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/mgy.htm
- http://www.benbowfamily.com/showmap.php?cemeteryID=42
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/marriages/uk/wales/Montgomeryshire.htm

Pembrokeshire

Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Pembrokeshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/PEM/indexpars.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Pembrokeshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – Haverfordwest, Narberth, Pembroke
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/PEM/
Websites - http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/pembrokeshire/
- http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Pembrokeshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Place:Roch_Castle,_Haverfordwest,_Pembrokeshire,_Wales
- http://www.abcgenealogy.com/Regional/Europe/UK/Wales/By_County/Pembrokeshire/
- http://www.cenquest.co.uk/

Radnorshire

Wiki and maps - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Radnorshire,_Wales
Parishes and towns - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/RAD/indexpars.html
Poor Law Unions - https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Radnorshire_Poor_Law_Unions
Work Houses – Knighton, Presteigne, Rhayader
GENUKI - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/RAD/
Websites - http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales/Radnorshire/genealogy.htm
- http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/radnorshire/
- http://www.ukgenealogy.co.uk/rad.htm
- http://www.abcgenealogy.com/Regional/Europe/UK/Wales/By_County/Radnorshire/

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