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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..

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Anglesey

Anglesey Archive
Shire Hall,
Glanhwfa Road,
Llangefni,
Ynys Môn,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1248 752080
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
The Glamorgan Building,
King Edward VII Avenue,
Cathays Park,
Cardiff,
CF10 3NE,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2078 0282
Fax: +44 (0)29 2078 0284
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.

Note: During 2009 the Glamorgan Record Office will move from Cathays Park to a brand new centre at Leckwith.

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 Record Office
County Hall,
Cwmbrân,
Torfaen,
NP44 2XH,
Wales.

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 644886
Email: gwent.records@torfaen.gov.uk

(This Record Office is likely to move to Ebbw Vale in 2010)

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


 

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