County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales Genealogy

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

The County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Bro Morgannwg) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Barry in Wales.

However, the authority generally refers to itself simply as the Vale of Glamorgan or Bro Morgannwg.


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 South 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 Barry.


See Communities in the Vale of Glamorgan


Register Office

Civic Offices,
Holton Road,
CF63 4RU,


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


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