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The services offered by county Record Offices in Wales does vary, but most offices will hold:
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wales]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Record Offices
Census returns, Parish registers, Nonconformist chapel registers, Land tax records, Maps, Photographs, Council records, Education records, Local newspapers, Court records, Electoral lists, Poor Law Union records, etc..
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==Anglesey==
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The services offered by county Record Offices in Wales does vary, but most offices will hold: Census returns, Parish registers, Nonconformist chapel registers, Land tax records, Maps, Photographs, Council records, Education records, Local newspapers, Court records, Electoral lists, Poor Law Union records, etc..  
[http://www.anglesey.gov.uk/doc.asp?cat=2667 Anglesey Archive]<br />
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Shire Hall,<br />
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Glanhwfa Road,<br />
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'''Llangefni''',<br />
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Ynys Môn,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1248 752080<br />
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The offices are listed by their '''historic''' county and not the current county!
Email: [mailto:archives@anglesey.gov.uk archives@anglesey.gov.uk]
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==Breconshire==
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== Anglesey  ==
[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647 Powys County Archives Office]<br />
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County Hall,<br />
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Spa Road East,<br />
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'''Llandrindod''',<br />
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Powys,<br />
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LD1 5LG<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088<br />
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[http://www.anglesey.gov.uk/leisure/records-and-archives/ Anglesey Archive]<br> Bryn Cefni Industrial Estate,<br>Llangefni,<br>Anglesey,<br>LL77 7JA,<br>Wales
E-mail: [mailto:archives@powys.gov.uk archives@powys.gov.uk]<br />
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==Caernarfonshire==
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Telephone: +44 (0)1248 751930<br> Email: [mailto:archives@anglesey.gov.uk archives@anglesey.gov.uk]  
[http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/gwy_doc.asp?cat=3693&doc=12971&Language=1 Caernarfon Record Office]<br />
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Doc Victoria,<br />
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'''Caernarfon''',<br />
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Gwynedd,<br />
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LL55 1SH,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1286 679095<br />
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== Breconshire  ==
Fax: +44 (0)1286 679637<br />
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E-mail: [mailto:archives.caernarfon@gwynedd.gov.uk archives.caernarfon@gwynedd.gov.uk]
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==Cardiganshire==
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[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647 Powys County Archives Office]<br> County Hall,<br> Spa Road East,<br> '''Llandrindod''',<br> Powys,<br> LD1 5LG<br> Wales.  
[http://archifdy-ceredigion.org.uk/ Archifdy Ceredigion Archives]<br />
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Swyddfa'r Sir,<br />
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Glan-y-Môr,<br />
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'''Aberystwyth''',<br />
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Ceredigion,<br />
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SY23 2DE,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1970 633697 or 633698<br />
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Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088<br> E-mail: [mailto:archives@powys.gov.uk archives@powys.gov.uk]<br>
Email: [mailto:archives@ceredigion.gov.uk archives@ceredigion.gov.uk]
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==Carmarthenshire==
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== Caernarfonshire  ==
[http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/english/education/archives/pages/home.aspx Carmarthenshire Archives Service]<br />
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Parc Myrddin,<br />
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Richmond Terrace,<br />
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'''Carmarthen''',<br />
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SA31 1DS,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1267 228232<br />
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[http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/gwy_doc.asp?cat=3693&doc=12971&Language=1 Caernarfon Record Office]<br> Doc Victoria,<br> '''Caernarfon''',<br> Gwynedd,<br> LL55 1SH,<br> Wales.
Fax: +44 (0)1267 228237<br />
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Email: [mailto:archives@carmarthenshire.gov.uk archives@carmarthenshire.gov.uk]
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==Denbighshire==
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Telephone: +44 (0)1286 679095<br> Fax: +44 (0)1286 679637<br> E-mail: [mailto:archives.caernarfon@gwynedd.gov.uk archives.caernarfon@gwynedd.gov.uk]  
[http://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en-gb/DNAP-6ZQKTQ Denbighshire Archive]<br />
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Ruthin Gaol,<br />
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46 Clwyd Street,<br />
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'''Ruthin''',<br />
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Denbighshire,<br/>
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LL15 1HP,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1824 708250<br />
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== Cardiganshire  ==
Fax: +44 (0)1824 708258<br />
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Email: [mailto:archives@denbighshire.gov.uk archives@denbighshire.gov.uk]
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==Flintshire==
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[http://archifdy-ceredigion.org.uk/ Archifdy Ceredigion Archives]<br> Swyddfa'r Sir,<br> Glan-y-Môr,<br> '''Aberystwyth''',<br> Ceredigion,<br> SY23 2DE,<br> Wales.  
[http://www.flintshire.gov.uk/wps/portal/english/services?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/Web%20Content/flintshire/english/services/100009/200111/200111 Flintshire Records & Archives]<br />
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The Old Rectory,<br />
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'''Hawarden''',<br />
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Flintshire,<br />
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CH5 3NR,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1244 532414<br />
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Telephone: +44 (0)1970 633697 or 633698<br> Email: [mailto:archives@ceredigion.gov.uk archives@ceredigion.gov.uk]  
Fax: +44 (0)1244 538344<br />
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Email: [mailto:archives@flintshire.gov.uk archives@flintshire.gov.uk]
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==Glamorgan==
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== Carmarthenshire  ==
The former county of Glamorgan is covered by '''two''' record offices:
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[http://www.glamro.gov.uk/ Glamorgan Record Office]<br />
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[http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/english/leisure/archives/pages/archivesrecords.aspx Carmarthenshire Archives Service]<br> Parc Myrddin,<br> Richmond Terrace,<br> '''Carmarthen''',<br> SA31 1DS,<br> Wales.  
The Glamorgan Building,<br />
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King Edward VII Avenue,<br />
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Cathays Park,<br />
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'''Cardiff''',<br />
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CF10 3NE,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)29 2078 0282<br />
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Telephone: +44 (0)1267 228232<br> Fax: +44 (0)1267 228237<br> Email: [mailto:archives@carmarthenshire.gov.uk archives@carmarthenshire.gov.uk]  
Fax: +44 (0)29 2078 0284<br />
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Email: [mailto:GlamRO@cardiff.ac.uk GlamRO@cardiff.ac.uk]
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This office serves the County Borough Councils of '''Bridgend''', '''Caerphilly''', '''Merthyr Tydfil''', '''Rhondda Cynon Taf''', '''Vale of Glamorgan''' and the City and County of '''Cardiff'''.
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== Denbighshire  ==
  
'''Note''': During 2009 the Glamorgan Record Office will move from Cathays Park to a brand new centre at Leckwith.
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[http://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en-gb/DNAP-6ZQKTQ Denbighshire Archive]<br> Ruthin Gaol,<br> 46 Clwyd Street,<br> '''Ruthin''',<br> Denbighshire,<br> LL15 1HP,<br> Wales.  
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[http://www.swansea.gov.uk/westglamorganarchives/ West Glamorgan Archive Service]<br />
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Civic Centre,<br />
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Oystermouth Road,<br />
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'''Swansea''',<br />
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SA1 3SN,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1792 636589<br />
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Telephone: +44 (0)1824 708250<br> Fax: +44 (0)1824 708258<br> Email: [mailto:archives@denbighshire.gov.uk archives@denbighshire.gov.uk]  
Email: [mailto:westglam.archives@swansea.gov.uk westglam.archives@swansea.gov.uk]
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This office serves the City and County of '''Swansea''' and the County Borough of '''Neath Port Talbot'''.
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== Flintshire  ==
  
==Merionethshire==
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[http://www.flintshire.gov.uk/wps/portal/english/services?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/Web%20Content/flintshire/english/services/100009/200111/200111 Flintshire Records &amp; Archives]<br> The Old Rectory,<br> '''Hawarden''',<br> Flintshire,<br> CH5 3NR,<br> Wales.  
[http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/gwy_doc.asp?cat=3693&doc=12971&Language=1 Archifdy Meirion / Meirionnydd Archives],<br />
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Ffordd y Bala,<br />
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'''Dolgellau''',<br />
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Gwynedd,<br />
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LL40 2YF<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1341 424681<br />
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Fax: +44 (0)1341 424683<br />
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Email: [mailto:archives.dolgellau@gwynedd.gov.uk archives.dolgellau@gwynedd.gov.uk]
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==Monmouthshire==
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Telephone: +44 (0)1244 532414<br> Fax: +44 (0)1244 538344<br> Email: [mailto:archives@flintshire.gov.uk archives@flintshire.gov.uk]
  
[http://www.torfaen.gov.uk/CommunityAndLiving/GwentRecordsOffice/Home.aspx Gwent Record Office]<br />
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== Glamorgan  ==
County Hall,<br />
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'''Cwmbran''',<br />
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Torfaen,<br />
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NP44 2XH,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1633 644886<br />
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The former county of Glamorgan is covered by '''two''' record offices:  
Email: [mailto:gwent.records@torfaen.gov.uk gwent.records@torfaen.gov.uk]
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==Montgomeryshire==
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[http://www.glamro.gov.uk/ Glamorgan Record Office]<br> Clos Parc Morgannwg,<br>Leckwith,<br>Cardiff,<br>CF11 8AW,<br>Wales  
[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647 Powys County Archives Office]<br />
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County Hall,<br />
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Spa Road East,<br />
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'''Llandrindod''',<br />
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Powys,<br />
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LD1 5LG,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088<br />
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Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 2200<br>Email: [mailto:GlamRO@cardiff.ac.uk GlamRO@cardiff.ac.uk]  
Email: [mailto:archives@powys.gov.uk archives@powys.gov.uk]
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==Pembrokeshire==
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This office serves the County Borough Councils of '''Bridgend''', '''Caerphilly''', '''Merthyr Tydfil''', '''Rhondda Cynon Taf''', '''Vale of Glamorgan''' and the City and County of '''Cardiff'''.  
[http://www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/content.asp?id=15732&d1=0 Pembrokeshire Record Office]<br />
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The Castle,<br />
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'''Haverfordwest''',<br />
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SA61 2EF,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1437 763707<br />
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[http://www.swansea.gov.uk/westglamorganarchives/ West Glamorgan Archive Service]<br> Civic Centre,<br> Oystermouth Road,<br> '''Swansea''',<br> SA1 3SN,<br> Wales.
Fax: +44 (0)1437 768539<br />
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Email: [mailto:record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk]
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==Radnorshire==
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Telephone: +44 (0)1792 636589<br> Email: [mailto:westglam.archives@swansea.gov.uk westglam.archives@swansea.gov.uk]  
[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647 Powys County Archives Office]<br />
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County Hall,<br />
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Spa Road East,<br />
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'''Llandrindod''',<br />
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Powys,<br />
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LD1 5LG,<br />
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Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088<br />
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This office serves the City and County of '''Swansea''' and the County Borough of '''Neath Port Talbot'''.
Email: [mailto:archives@powys.gov.uk archives@powys.gov.uk]
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== Merionethshire  ==
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[http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/gwy_doc.asp?cat=3693&doc=12971&Language=1 Archifdy Meirion / Meirionnydd Archives],<br> Ffordd y Bala,<br> '''Dolgellau''',<br> Gwynedd,<br> LL40 2YF<br> Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1341 424681<br> Fax: +44 (0)1341 424683<br> Email: [mailto:archives.dolgellau@gwynedd.gov.uk archives.dolgellau@gwynedd.gov.uk]
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== Monmouthshire  ==
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[http://www.gwentarchives.gov.uk Gwent Archives],<br>Steelworks Road<br>Ebbw Vale,<br>Blaenau Gwent,<br>NP23 6DN<br>Wales
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Telephone: +44 (0)1495 353363<br> Email: [mailto:enquiries@gwentarchives.gov.uk enquiries@gwentarchives.gov.uk]
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== Montgomeryshire  ==
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[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647 Powys County Archives Office]<br> County Hall,<br> Spa Road East,<br> '''Llandrindod''',<br> Powys,<br> LD1 5LG,<br> Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088<br> Email: [mailto:archives@powys.gov.uk archives@powys.gov.uk]
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== Pembrokeshire  ==
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[http://www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/content.asp?id=15732&d1=0 Pembrokeshire Record Office]<br> The Castle,<br> '''Haverfordwest''',<br> SA61 2EF,<br> Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1437 763707<br> Fax: +44 (0)1437 768539<br> Email: [mailto:record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk]
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== Radnorshire  ==
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[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647 Powys County Archives Office]<br> County Hall,<br> Spa Road East,<br> '''Llandrindod''',<br> Powys,<br> LD1 5LG,<br> Wales.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088<br> Email: [mailto:archives@powys.gov.uk archives@powys.gov.uk]  
  
 
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Revision as of 20:48, 9 January 2013

Gotoarrow.png Wales Gotoarrow.png Record Offices

The services offered by county Record Offices in Wales does vary, but most offices will hold: Census returns, Parish registers, Nonconformist chapel registers, Land tax records, Maps, Photographs, Council records, Education records, Local newspapers, Court records, Electoral lists, Poor Law Union records, etc..

The offices are listed by their historic county and not the current county!

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Anglesey

Anglesey Archive
Bryn Cefni Industrial Estate,
Llangefni,
Anglesey,
LL77 7JA,
Wales

Telephone: +44 (0)1248 751930
Email: archives@anglesey.gov.uk

Breconshire

Powys County Archives Office
County Hall,
Spa Road East,
Llandrindod,
Powys,
LD1 5LG
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088
E-mail: archives@powys.gov.uk

Caernarfonshire

Caernarfon Record Office
Doc Victoria,
Caernarfon,
Gwynedd,
LL55 1SH,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1286 679095
Fax: +44 (0)1286 679637
E-mail: archives.caernarfon@gwynedd.gov.uk

Cardiganshire

Archifdy Ceredigion Archives
Swyddfa'r Sir,
Glan-y-Môr,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 2DE,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1970 633697 or 633698
Email: archives@ceredigion.gov.uk

Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire Archives Service
Parc Myrddin,
Richmond Terrace,
Carmarthen,
SA31 1DS,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1267 228232
Fax: +44 (0)1267 228237
Email: archives@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Denbighshire

Denbighshire Archive
Ruthin Gaol,
46 Clwyd Street,
Ruthin,
Denbighshire,
LL15 1HP,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1824 708250
Fax: +44 (0)1824 708258
Email: archives@denbighshire.gov.uk

Flintshire

Flintshire Records & Archives
The Old Rectory,
Hawarden,
Flintshire,
CH5 3NR,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1244 532414
Fax: +44 (0)1244 538344
Email: archives@flintshire.gov.uk

Glamorgan

The former county of Glamorgan is covered by two record offices:

Glamorgan Record Office
Clos Parc Morgannwg,
Leckwith,
Cardiff,
CF11 8AW,
Wales

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 2200
Email: GlamRO@cardiff.ac.uk

This office serves the County Borough Councils of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Vale of Glamorgan and the City and County of Cardiff.

West Glamorgan Archive Service
Civic Centre,
Oystermouth Road,
Swansea,
SA1 3SN,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1792 636589
Email: westglam.archives@swansea.gov.uk

This office serves the City and County of Swansea and the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot.

Merionethshire

Archifdy Meirion / Meirionnydd Archives,
Ffordd y Bala,
Dolgellau,
Gwynedd,
LL40 2YF
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1341 424681
Fax: +44 (0)1341 424683
Email: archives.dolgellau@gwynedd.gov.uk

Monmouthshire

Gwent Archives,
Steelworks Road
Ebbw Vale,
Blaenau Gwent,
NP23 6DN
Wales

Telephone: +44 (0)1495 353363
Email: enquiries@gwentarchives.gov.uk

Montgomeryshire

Powys County Archives Office
County Hall,
Spa Road East,
Llandrindod,
Powys,
LD1 5LG,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088
Email: archives@powys.gov.uk

Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire Record Office
The Castle,
Haverfordwest,
SA61 2EF,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1437 763707
Fax: +44 (0)1437 768539
Email: record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

Radnorshire

Powys County Archives Office
County Hall,
Spa Road East,
Llandrindod,
Powys,
LD1 5LG,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1597 826088
Email: archives@powys.gov.uk