Cardiff Wales Family History Centre

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Centre serves the Cardiff and south-east Wales Valleys areas.

Center Contacts and Hours


  • Address: Heol Y Deri/Heol Llanishen Fach, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, Wales
  • Location on Map

Phone: +44 (0) 29 2062 5342


Open Hours:

  • Wed: 10am to 4pm & 7pm to 9pm
  • Thu: 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Phone appointments essential.

Holiday Schedule:

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This centre has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Some films and fiche held locally. Before ordering films or fiche check with the FHC whether the item(s) you are interested in are available at the Cardiff FHC. The catalogue number must be quoted.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 computers with internet access
  • 1 imaging machine for producing hard copy from films/fiche
  • 4 manual film readers
  • 3 fiche readers.