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County Borough of Torfaen

Guide to County Borough of Torfaen, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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The County Borough of Torfaen (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Torfaen) is a Unitary Authority in the Valleys of south-east 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 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 Pontypool, Torfaen, Pontypool.

Communities

See Communities in Torfaen

Parishes

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

Register Office

Register Office,
Civic Centre,
PONTYPOOL,
NP4 6YB,
Wales

Archive

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

Societies

Family History

Local History

Bibliography

Websites

References