County Borough of Blaenau Gwent, Wales Genealogy

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A guide to genealogy in the County Borough of Blaenau Gwent, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

The County Borough of Blaenau Gwent (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent) is a Unitary Authority in the Valleys of south-east Wales.


The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county borough was previously part of the former County of Gwent and, before that, the former historic county of Monmouthshire which was abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Ebbw Vale.


See Communities in Blaenau Gwent


  • See a list of the parishes in Blaenau Gwent with links to their pages.
  • Interactive map of Blaenau Gwent Parishes.

Register Office

The Register Office,
Bedwellty House,
Morgan Street,
NP22 3XN,


The county borough forms part of the Gwent Archives in Ebbw Vale.


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