County of Cardiff, Wales Genealogy

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County of cardiff

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

The County of Cardiff (Welsh: Sir Caerdydd) is a Unitary Authority centred on the capital city of Cardiff in Wales.


The county 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.


See Communities in Cardiff


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

Register Office

The Register Office,
City Hall (North West Entrance),
Cathays Park,
CF10 3ND,


The county forms part of the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff.


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