Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900 .
This article describes a collection of records at
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Record Description
Record Type Parish Registers
Collection years 1558-1900
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Glamorgan Family History Society

What is in the Collection?

This collection is an index courtesy of the Glamorgan Family History Society. There are births, marriages, and deaths from the County of Glamorgan. The collection covers the years 1558 to 1900.

For additional information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article Wales Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Collection Contents

Parish registers usually contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Event date and place
  • Age
  • Parent's names
  • Spouse's name
  • Occupation
  • Residence

How Do I Search the Collection?

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

Search the Collection

To search this collection by name:
To search the collection fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

"Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900." Database. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Citing Family History Society, Cardiff.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900.