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*[http://www.cwgc.org/ 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.  
 
*[http://www.cwgc.org/ 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.  
*[http://www.wargraves.info/ 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.
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*[http://www.wargraves.info/ 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.
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*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/ www.genuki.org.uk]- links to Welsh cemeteries
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*[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog 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  ===
 
=== Census  ===
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*[http://freecen.rootsweb.com/ FreeCen] This project aims to provide a "free-to-view" on-line searchable database of the 19th century census returns for Wales, Scotland & England.  
 
*[http://freecen.rootsweb.com/ FreeCen] This project aims to provide a "free-to-view" on-line searchable database of the 19th century census returns for Wales, Scotland & England.  
 
*[http://homepage.ntlworld.com/jeffery.knaggs/RNShips.html 1901 Census index of Royal Navy Ships] An index of ships that were at sea or in ports on March 31, 1901, the day the 1901 census was taken.  
 
*[http://homepage.ntlworld.com/jeffery.knaggs/RNShips.html 1901 Census index of Royal Navy Ships] An index of ships that were at sea or in ports on March 31, 1901, the day the 1901 census was taken.  
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/UK/ Jews in Welsh Censuses] Searchable databases for Jews living in Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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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.
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*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/user/subscriptions.php The Genealogist]- Includes indexes and images. Can do a family forename search.
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*[http://www.origins.net/BritishOrigins/Users/BOUserHome.aspx British Origins]- Indexes and images for censuses 1841; 1861-1871
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*[http://www.censusfinder.com/ Census Finder]- Free transcripts of some Wales census records.
  
 
=== Church records  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
  
 
*[http://www.llgc.org.uk/ National Library of Wales]  
 
*[http://www.llgc.org.uk/ National Library of Wales]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1986311 Indexed Church Records of Wales Church with links to images on Findmypast.co.uk].  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1986311 www.familysearch.org- ]- Indexed Church of Wales Church Records with links to images on Findmypast.co.uk.  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Catalog for church records through familysearch.org] "Search by place name"
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/catalog-search www.familysearch.org] > Catalog search by the place name. 
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms Findmypast.co.uk Commercial Website that has indexed church records]
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms www.findmypast.co.uk]- Commercial website that has indexed church records.
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1783957 Indexed Church Records births and baptisms 1541-1907 through familysearch]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1783957 www.familysearch.org]-Indexed Church Records births and baptisms 1541-1907 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1584962 Indexed Church Records deaths and burials 1586-1885 through familysearch]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1584962 www.familysearch.org]-Indexed Church Records deaths and burials 1586-1885  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1584961 Indexed Church Records Marriages 1541-1900 through familysearch]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1584961 www.familysearch.org]-Indexed Church Records Marriages 1541-1900 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1666142 England and Wales non-conformist Indexes 1567-1837and later through familysearch]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1666142 www.familysearch.org]-England and Wales non-conformist Indexes 1567-1837and later 
*[http://www.bmdregisters.co.uk/ The official Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial BMD's Service Pay website]
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*[http://www.bmdregisters.co.uk/ www.bmdregisters.co.uk]- The official Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial BMD's Service Pay website  
*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/user/subscriptions.php The Genealogist with both church and non-conformist records: Commercial Website]
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*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/user/subscriptions.php www.thegenealogist.co.uk]- Includes both Church of Wales and nonconformist church records. 
*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/ GenUKI]
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*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/ www.genuki.org.uk]  
*[http://website.lineone.net/%7Egsward/pages/bapt5.html Particular Baptist Ministers in Baptist Magazine 1811]
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*[http://www.history.ac.uk/fasti/ Directories - Fasti Ecclesiastae Anglicanae]  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountryWales.htm#PageTitle Hugh Wallis' IGI Batch Numbers for Wales]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountryWales.htm#PageTitle Hugh Wallis' IGI Batch Numbers for Wales]  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 Ancestry.co.uk Commercial website that has indexed church records]  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 Ancestry.co.uk Commercial website that has indexed church records]  
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*[http://isys.llgc.org.uk/ Wales Marriage Bonds Application search 1616-1837 online]  
 
*[http://isys.llgc.org.uk/ Wales Marriage Bonds Application search 1616-1837 online]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392564 Some Glamorgan Church marriages indexed]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392564 Some Glamorgan Church marriages indexed]  
*[http://www.freereg.org.uk FreeReg]  
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*[http://www.freereg.org.uk FreeReg]<br>
*Note that Monmouthshire is incorrectly listed in England on familysearch!
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=== Churches &amp; Chapels  ===
 
=== Churches &amp; Chapels  ===
  
*Accessing Church of England/Wales Church Records see above Church Records&nbsp;
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*Accessing Church of England/Wales Church Records see above Church Records  
 
*[http://www.churchinwales.org.uk/ The Church in Wales]  
 
*[http://www.churchinwales.org.uk/ The Church in Wales]  
 
*[http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/chapels/ Chapel Recording Project of Welsh Chapels]  
 
*[http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/chapels/ Chapel Recording Project of Welsh Chapels]  
*[http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk/churches/index.html Church Photographs from the north-east]  
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*[http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk/churches.htm Church Photographs from the north-east]  
*[http://www.capeli.org.uk/ The Chapels Heritage Society]
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*[http://www.capeli.org.uk/ The Chapels Heritage Society]
*[http://steve.pickthall.users.btopenworld.com/pci/4.html The Parish Clerk Index]
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=== Civil registration  ===
 
=== Civil registration  ===
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*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/bmd/bmd_index.php The Genealogist.co.uk] <u>'''Indexes'''</u>'''<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1323121997886_102" />''' Commercial Genealogical site with indexes to certificates
 
*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/bmd/bmd_index.php The Genealogist.co.uk] <u>'''Indexes'''</u>'''<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1323121997886_102" />''' Commercial Genealogical site with indexes to certificates
  
'''Certificate Ordering from local Superintendent Registrar'''
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Certificate Ordering from local Superintendent Registrar  
  
 
*[http://www.northwalesbmd.org.uk/bmd_welcome.html NorthWalesBMD] <u>'''Indexes and certificates'''</u>  
 
*[http://www.northwalesbmd.org.uk/bmd_welcome.html NorthWalesBMD] <u>'''Indexes and certificates'''</u>  
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*[http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/ EllisIsland, New York]- Those entering New York City from 1892-1956.  
 
*[http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/ EllisIsland, New York]- Those entering New York City from 1892-1956.  
 
*[http://castlegarden.org/ www.castlegarden.org]- Those entering New York City pre Ellis Island.  
 
*[http://castlegarden.org/ www.castlegarden.org]- Those entering New York City pre Ellis Island.  
*[http://www.immigrantships.net/ Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild]- Volumes of passenger lists from all over the world  
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*[http://www.immigrantships.net/ Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild]- Volumes of passenger lists from all over the world
*[http://www.bisa.btinternet.co.uk/layout.htm Brits in South America]
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*[http://www.welshmariners.org.uk/search.php Welsh Mariners Index]- A database of 20,000 Welsh sea merchants.  
 
*[http://www.welshmariners.org.uk/search.php Welsh Mariners Index]- A database of 20,000 Welsh sea merchants.  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/passengerListPersonSearchStart.action?redef=0 www.findmypast.co.uk]- Passenger lists of those leaving the British Isles, 1890-1960  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/passengerListPersonSearchStart.action?redef=0 www.findmypast.co.uk]- Passenger lists of those leaving the British Isles, 1890-1960  
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=== Family History Societies  ===
 
=== Family History Societies  ===
  
*[http://www.ancestor-search.info/FHS-INDEX.htm www.ancestor-search.info/FHS-INDEX.htm]-&nbsp;County listing of Welsh Family&nbsp;History Societies.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/ Genuki Wales] - County listing of Welsh Family&nbsp;History&nbsp;Societies.&nbsp;  
*[http://www.genuki.org.uk www.genuki.org.uk]-&nbsp;County listing of&nbsp;Welsh Family&nbsp;History&nbsp;Societies.&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk Clwyd FHS]- Flintshire, Denbighshire, and east Merionethshire  
*[http://clwydfhs.org.uk http://clwydfhs.org.uk]-&nbsp;Flintshire, Denbigshire, and Merionethshire (includes parish info).
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*[http://www.dyfedfhs.org.uk Dyfed FHS]- Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire  
*[http://dyfedfhs.org.uk http://dyfedfhs.org.uk]-&nbsp;Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire (includes parish info).
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsglfhs/ Glamorgan FHS] - Glamorgan  
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsglfhs/ http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsglfhs/]- Glamorgan  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsgfhs/ Gwent FHS]- Monmouthshire and a small part of Breconshire.  
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsgfhs/ http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsgfhs/]- Monmouthshire and small part of Brecon.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlspfhs Powys FHS]- Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and Breconshire.  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlspfhs http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlspfhs]- Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, and Breconshire.  
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*[http://www.gwyneddfhs.org Gwynedd FHS]- Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire  
*[http://gwyneddfhs.org http://gwyneddfhs.org]-&nbsp;Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire.&nbsp;
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*[http://home.freeuk.net/montgensoc/index.htm Montgomeryshire Genealogy Society] - Montgomeryshire
*[http://home.freeuk.net/montgensoc/index.htm http://home.freeuk.net/montgensoc/index.htm]-&nbsp;Montgomeryshire&nbsp;
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*[http://www.ancestor-search.info/FHS-INDEX.htm Ancestor Search Wales]- County listing of Welsh Family History Societies
  
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
  
 
*[http://homepage.ntlworld.com/geogdata/ngw/home.htm National Gazetteer of Wales]  
 
*[http://homepage.ntlworld.com/geogdata/ngw/home.htm National Gazetteer of Wales]  
*[http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/chapels/ Welsh Chapels]
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*[http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/chapels/ Welsh Chapels]
*[http://steve.pickthall.users.btopenworld.com/pci/4.html The Parish Clerk Index]  
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Vision of Britain]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Vision of Britain]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=371 Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Wales]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=371 Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Wales]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Vision of Britain]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Vision of Britain]  
 
*[http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales Genealogy Wales]  
 
*[http://www.genealogy-of-uk.com/Wales Genealogy Wales]  
*[http://www.100welshheroes.com/en/homepage 100 Welsh Heroes]
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*[http://www.100welshheroes.com/en/homepage 100 Welsh Heroes]
*[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]
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/ Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet]  
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*[http://home.clara.net/daibevan/LookupExch/LEWales.html Wales Lookup Exchange,a genealogy help page]
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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)
  
 
=== Heraldry  ===
 
=== Heraldry  ===
 
*[http://www.burkes-peerage.net/sites/peerageandgentry/sitepages/home.asp Burke's Peerage]
 
 
*[http://www.castlewales.com/listings.html Nobility - Indexes Castle Index]
 
*[http://www.castlewales.com/listings.html Nobility - Indexes Castle Index]
  
 
=== LDS Sources  ===
 
=== LDS Sources  ===
  
*Welshmormon.byu.edu-  
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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>
*immigrants.byu.edu-  
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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]-  
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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]-&nbsp;  
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*[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]-&nbsp;  
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*[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;  
*lib.byu.edu/digital/mmd- &nbsp;
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*[http://lib.byu.edu/digital/mmd/ lib.byu.edu/digital/mmd]- Early Mormon missionary journals.&nbsp;
  
 
=== Jews  ===
 
=== Jews  ===
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*[http://www.ageofnelson.org/ Napoleonic War Naval Indexes]  
 
*[http://www.ageofnelson.org/ Napoleonic War Naval Indexes]  
 
*[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]
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*[http://www.wargraves.info/ War Graves In Britain]  
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*[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/looking-for-person/default.htm The National Archives]- Guides for finding your British military ancestor
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/armed-forces-and-conflict MyFindPast]- Includes British military records including Britsh Army Service Records, 1760-1915.
  
 
=== Names - Geographical  ===
 
=== Names - Geographical  ===
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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 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&nbsp;
 
*[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  
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*[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>
 
*[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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=== Website links to other Welsh records  ===
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*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/ www.genuki.org.uk]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/uk/wls/ www.cyndislist.com]
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*[http://www.ukisearch.com/wales.html http://www.ukisearch.com/wales.html]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/walesgenealogy http://www.looking4kin.com/group/walesgenealogy<br>]
  
 
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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

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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