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*[http://www.historicaldirectories.org www.historicaldirectories.org]- Includes free images of directories for Wales. 
*[http://www.historicaldirectories.org www.historicaldirectories.org]- Includes free images of directories for Wales. 
=== Emigrant & Immigrant ===
=== Emigrants & Immigrants ===
*[http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/ EllisIsland, New York]  
*[http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/ EllisIsland, New York]- Those entering New York City from 1892-1956.
*[http://www.immigrantships.net/ Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild]  
*[http://castlegarden.org/ www.castlegarden.org]- Those entering New York City pre Ellis Island.
*[http://www.immigrantships.net/ Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild]- Volumes of passenger lists from all over the world
*[http://www.bisa.btinternet.co.uk/layout.htm Brits in South America]  
*[http://www.bisa.btinternet.co.uk/layout.htm Brits in South America]  
*[http://www.welshmariners.org.uk/search.php Welsh Mariners Index]
*[http://www.welshmariners.org.uk/search.php Welsh Mariners Index]- A database of 20,000 Welsh sea merchants.
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/passengerListPersonSearchStart.action?redef=0 www.findmypast.co.uk]- Passenger lists of those leaving the British Isles, 1890-1960
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=40 www.ancestry.com]- Includes many passenger lists of those coming into the United States and Canada. Also includes passengers lists of those returning to visit the British Isles from 1878-1960, passport applications, naturalization records, border crossing records, and much more. <br>
*[http://www.ancestorsonboard.com/ www.ancestorsonboard.com]- Passenger lists of those leaving the British Isles, 1890-1960<br>
*[http://immigrants.byu.edu/ www.immigrants.byu.edu]- Tracks LDS converts on ships migrating to America.<br>
*[http://www.ohio.llgc.org.uk/ www.ohio.llgc.org.uk]- Welsh Settlers in Ohio<br>
=== Family History Societies  ===
=== Family History Societies  ===

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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



Emigrants & Immigrants

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.
  • www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk A growing collection of British newspapers. Currently includes some newspapers for Clwyd (covering Denbighshire & Flintshire; 1850-1949), Gwynedd (covering Carnarvonshire and Merionethshire; 1800-1949), and South Glamorgan- 1850-1949.