County of Swansea, Wales Genealogy

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City and County of Swansea

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

The City and County of Swansea (Welsh: Dinas a Sir Abertawe) is a Unitary Authority centred on the city of Swansea in Wales.


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

The headquarters of the authority are in the city of Swansea.


See Communities in Swansea


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

Register Office

Register Office,
Civic Centre,
Oystermouth Road,
SA1 3SN,


The county borough forms part of the West Glamorgan Archives in Swansea.


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