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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.thegenealogist.co.uk/user/subscriptions.php www.thegenealogist.co.uk]- Includes both Church of Wales and nonconformist church records.   
 
*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/ www.genuki.org.uk]  
 
*[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]
 
*[http://www.history.ac.uk/fasti/ Directories - Fasti Ecclesiastae Anglicanae]
 
 
*[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.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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*[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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=== 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]
  

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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