Wales Websites

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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/UK/ Jews in Welsh Censuses] Searchable databases for Jews living in Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/UK/ Jews in Welsh Censuses] Searchable databases for Jews living in Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  
 
*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/user/subscriptions.php The Genealogist]- Includes indexes and images. Can do a family forename search.  
 
*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/user/subscriptions.php The Genealogist]- Includes indexes and images. Can do a family forename search.  
*[http://www.origins.net/BritishOrigins/Users/BOUserHome.aspx British Origins]- Indexes and images for censuses 1841; 1861-1871
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*[http://www.origins.net/BritishOrigins/Users/BOUserHome.aspx British Origins]- Indexes and images for censuses 1841; 1861-1871  
 
*[http://www.censusfinder.com/ Census Finder]- Free transcripts of some Wales census records.
 
*[http://www.censusfinder.com/ Census Finder]- Free transcripts of some Wales census records.
  
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*[http://welshmormon.byu.edu/ Welshmormon.byu.edu]- Early converts to the LDS Church in Wales during the 19th century who migrated to America. May include journal entries, biographies, pictures, etc.<br>  
 
*[http://welshmormon.byu.edu/ Welshmormon.byu.edu]- Early converts to the LDS Church in Wales during the 19th century who migrated to America. May include journal entries, biographies, pictures, etc.<br>  
*[http://immigrants.byu.edu/ immigrants.byu.edu]-Tracks LDS convets in ships migrating across the ocean to America.<br>
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*[http://immigrants.byu.edu/ immigrants.byu.edu]-Tracks LDS convets in ships migrating across the ocean to America.<br>  
*[http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch]-Mormon Overland Trail, 1847-1868. A list of LDS pioneer families and individuals who migrated to Utah across the plains. Includes trail excerpts. <br>
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*[http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch]-Mormon Overland Trail, 1847-1868. A list of LDS pioneer families and individuals who migrated to Utah across the plains. Includes trail excerpts. <br>  
 
*[http://www.dupinternational.org www.dupinternational.org]- Contains submitted histories, biographies, pictures, etc. of pioneer ancestors.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.dupinternational.org www.dupinternational.org]- Contains submitted histories, biographies, pictures, etc. of pioneer ancestors.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://histfam.familysearch.org http://histfam.familysearch.org]- Community Trees are lineage-linked genealogies from specific time periods &amp; geographic localitites around the world. Includes vast numbers of Welsh pedigrees.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://histfam.familysearch.org http://histfam.familysearch.org]- Community Trees are lineage-linked genealogies from specific time periods &amp; geographic localitites around the world. Includes vast numbers of Welsh pedigrees.&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/trafalgarancestors/ The National Archives Trafalgar ancestors]  
 
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/trafalgarancestors/ The National Archives Trafalgar ancestors]  
 
*[http://www.wargraves.info/ War Graves In Britain]  
 
*[http://www.wargraves.info/ War Graves In Britain]  
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-online-records.htm The National Archives]- Includes British military records online.
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*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-online-records.htm The National Archives]- Includes British military records online.  
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/looking-for-person/default.htm The National Archives]- Guides for finding your British military ancestor
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*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/looking-for-person/default.htm The National Archives]- Guides for finding your British military ancestor  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/armed-forces-and-conflict MyFindPast]- Includes British military records including Britsh Army Service Records, 1760-1915.
 
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/armed-forces-and-conflict MyFindPast]- Includes British military records including Britsh Army Service Records, 1760-1915.
  
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=== Wills/Probates  ===
 
=== Wills/Probates  ===
  
*<span id="1349801019718S" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>[http://www.llgc.org.uk/index.php?id=487 www.llgc.org.uk]&nbsp;- Wales Wills '''pre-1858'''; indexes and images  
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*<span style="display: none;" id="1349801019718S">&nbsp;</span>[http://www.llgc.org.uk/index.php?id=487 www.llgc.org.uk]&nbsp;- Wales Wills '''pre-1858'''; indexes and images  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com www.ancestry.com]- Wales Wills '''post-1857'''; indexes  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com www.ancestry.com]- Wales Wills '''post-1857'''; indexes  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]- Online abstracts of Wales wills 1544-1854  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]- Online abstracts of Wales wills 1544-1854  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page wiki.familysearch.org]- &gt; type Principal Probate Registry. Links to microfilm numbers at the Family History Library. Also includes links to a great website to assist in determining the correct FHL film from the District Probate Registries. Films can be ordered online at [https://familysearch.org/films/ films.familysearch.org]. &nbsp;  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page wiki.familysearch.org]- &gt; type Principal Probate Registry. Links to microfilm numbers at the Family History Library. Also includes links to a great website to assist in determining the correct FHL film from the District Probate Registries. Films can be ordered online at [https://familysearch.org/films/ films.familysearch.org]. &nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/wills-and-probate.htm www.nationalarchives.gov.uk]- Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.  
 
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/wills-and-probate.htm www.nationalarchives.gov.uk]- Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.  
*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/search/wills/pcc/ thegenealogist.co.uk]- Indexes and images to wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.<span id="1349801019333E" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>
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*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/search/wills/pcc/ thegenealogist.co.uk]- Indexes and images to wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.<span style="display: none;" id="1349801019333E">&nbsp;</span>
  
 
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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