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=== Wills/Probates  ===
=== Wills/Probates  ===
*[http://www.llgc.org.uk <span id="1349801019718S" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>www.llgc.org.uk] -  
*<span id="1349801019718S" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>[http://www.llgc.org.uk/index.php?id=487 www.llgc.org.uk]&nbsp;- Wales Wills '''pre-1858'''; indexes and images
*[http://www.ancestry.com www.ancestry.com]-  
*[http://www.ancestry.com www.ancestry.com]- Wales Wills '''post-1857'''; indexes
*[http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]-  
*[http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]- Online abstracts of Wales wills 1544-1854
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page wiki.familysearch.org]- &gt; type Principal Probate Registry. Links to microfilm numbers at the Family History Library. Also includes links to a great website to assist in determining the correct FHL film from the District Probate Registries. Films can be ordered online at [https://familysearch.org/films/ films.familysearch.org]. &nbsp;
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/wills-and-probate.htm www.nationalarchives.gov.uk]- Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
*thegenealogist.co.uk- <span id="1349801019333E" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>
*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/search/wills/pcc/ thegenealogist.co.uk]- Indexes and images to wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.<span id="1349801019333E" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>

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Gotoarrow.png Wales Gotoarrow.png Websites

Some of these sources may have limited Welsh content.

Archives & libraries


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated.
  • War Graves In Britain - The intent of this organization is to create awareness of the local Commonwealth War graves in Great Britain and compile a record of untended war graves. Sparse content.


Church records

Churches & Chapels

Civil registration

These online indexes to order certificates are the best and easiest way to obtain a birth, marriage, or death certificate 1 July 1837-present. Just "click" below and see what you can find.

Certificate Ordering from local Superintendent Registrar

Court records

  • Crime and Punishment Database from the Court of Great Sessions gaol files for the years 1730-1830.



Emigrant & Immigrant

Family History Societies


General Welsh Genealogy


LDS Sources



Merchant marines

Military records

Names - Geographical

Names - Personal


  • The Cambrian was an English newpaper published from 1804 to 1930. Swansea library has made an index which is searchable online. Visit the Cambrian Index.