County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales Genealogy

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County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil

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

The County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Merthyr Tydfil in Wales.

History

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 Mid Glamorgan and, before that, the former historic county of Glamorgan which was abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Merthyr Tydfil.

Parishes

See Communities in Merthyr Tydfil

Register Office

Merthyr Tydfil Register Office
Tŷ Penderyn
26 High Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8DP
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Archive

The county borough forms part of the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff.

Family History