County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales Genealogy

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County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan

Guide to County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan, 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 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.

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 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.

Communities

See Communities in the Vale of Glamorgan

Parishes

Register Office

Civic Offices,
Holton Road,
BARRY,
CF63 4RU,
Wales

Archive

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

Societies

Family History

Local History

Bibliography

Websites

References