Wales Websites

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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Vision of Britain]  
 
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*[http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales Genealogy Wales]  
 
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*[http://www.100welshheroes.com/en/homepage 100 Welsh Heroes]
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*[http://www.burkes-peerage.net/sites/peerageandgentry/sitepages/home.asp Burke's Peerage]  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/ Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet]
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*[http://www.aber.ac.uk/aberonline/en/archive/2006/11/uwa11506/ Bartrum's Welsh Pedigrees] Dr. P. C. Bartrum's Welsh Pedigrees are being computerized by Aberystwyth University's Department of Welsh
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*[http://www.stirnet.com/main/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=79 Stirnet Limited: Families Database: Index] (unfettered access requires fee or significant data contribution; manually search index for surnames of interest)
 
*[http://www.stirnet.com/main/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=79 Stirnet Limited: Families Database: Index] (unfettered access requires fee or significant data contribution; manually search index for surnames of interest)
  

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Gotoarrow.png Wales Gotoarrow.png Websites

Some of these sources may have limited Welsh content.

Contents

Archives & libraries

Cemeteries

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated.
  • War Graves In Britain - The intent of this organization is to create awareness of the local Commonwealth War graves in Great Britain and compile a record of untended war graves. Sparse content.
  • www.genuki.org.uk- links to Welsh cemeteries
  • www.familysearch.org > Under the Catalog tab type the name of the parish or County next to the Place-names box > click the link to Cemeteries.

Census

Church records

Churches & Chapels

Civil registration

These online indexes to order certificates are the best and easiest way to obtain a birth, marriage, or death certificate 1 July 1837-present. Just "click" below and see what you can find.

Certificate Ordering from local Superintendent Registrar

Court records

Dictionaries

Directories

Emigrants & Immigrants

Family History Societies

Gazetteers

General Welsh Genealogy

Heraldry

LDS Sources

Jews

Maps

Merchant marines

Military records

Names - Geographical

Names - Personal

Newspapers

  • The Cambrian was an English newpaper published from 1804 to 1930. Swansea library has made an index which is searchable online. Visit the Cambrian Index.
  • www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk A growing collection of British newspapers. Currently includes some newspapers for Clwyd (covering Denbighshire & Flintshire; 1850-1949), Gwynedd (covering Carnarvonshire and Merionethshire; 1800-1949), and South Glamorgan- 1850-1949.

Nobility

Occupations

Periodicals

Repositories

Wills/Probates

Website links to other Welsh records