Welsh Resources

Welsh Resources

Our list of websites, organizations and books will get you started tracking down your Welsh roots.

Web Sites

1901 Census for England and Wales Online

<www.census.pro.gov.uk>

BBC-Wales

<www.bbc.co.uk/wales>

Cyndi’s List: Wales/Cymru

<www.cyndislist.com/wales.htm>

Genealogy Wales, Wales/Cymru, the Culture, Language and History of Wales

<members.tripod.com/-Caryl_Williams/index-2.html>

GENUKI

<www.genuki.org.uk>

Ninnau: The North American Welsh Newspaper

<www.ninnau.com>

V Wales Dictionaries

<www.red4.co.uk/welsh/dictionary/dictionaries.htm>

Wales/Cymru

<britannia.com/celtic/wales>

Wales Genealogy Links
 

WalesGenWeb

<www.walesgenweb.com>

A Welsh Course

<oldweb.cs.cf.ac.uk/fun/welsh>

Books

Beginning Welsh Research, 3rd edition, by Annie Lloyd (self-published, at <www.willowbendbooks.com>)

Researching Family History in Wales by Jean Istance and E.E. Cann (Federation of family History Societies, at <www.ffhs.co.uk>)

Second Stages in Researching Welsh Ancestry edited by John and Sheila Rowlands (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

The Surnames of Wales by John and Sheila Rowlands (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

Welsh Family History: A Guide to Research, 2nd edition, edited by John and Sheila Rowlands (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

Welsh Surnames by T.J. and Prys Morgan (University of Wales Press)
 
Organizations

A.N. Palmer Centre for Local Studies and Archives

Wrexham County Borough Museum, County Buildings, Regent Street, Wrexham, Wales LL11 1RB, <www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/heritage/archives>

Anglesey County Record Office

Shire Hall, Glanhwfa Road, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales LL77 7TW, <www.ynysmon.gov.uk/english/library/archives/archives.htm>

Association of Family History Societies of Wales

Geoff Riggs, Peacehaven, Badgers Meadow, Pwllmeyric, Chepstow, Wales NP16 6UE, secretary@fhswales.info, <www.rootsweb.com/~wlsafhs/English.htm>

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Parc Myrddin, Richmond Terrace, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales SA31 1DS, <www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/locserv_eng/culture/archive.html>

Ceredigion Archives

County Offices, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales SY23 2DE, <archifdy-ceredigion.org.uk>

Conwy Archive Service

The Old Board School, Lloyd Street, Llandudno, Conwy, Wales LL30 2YG, <www.conwy.gov.uk/English/2council/library_information_ archives/archservices/Ec3.html>

Denbighshire County Council Record Office

46 Clwyd St., Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales LL15 1HP, <www.denbighshire.gov.uk>

Flintshire Record Office

The Old Rectory, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales CH5 3NR, <www.flintshire.gov.uk>: Click on Your Council, Working for You, Services, Archives.

Glamorgan Record Office

The Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Ave., Cathays Park, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NE, <www.glamro.gov.uk>

Gwent Record Office

County Hall, Cwmbran, Gwent, Wales NP44 2XH, <www.llgc.org.uk/cac/cac0004.htm>

Gwynedd County Archives

Caernarfon Branch: County Offices, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales LL55 1SH

Meirionnydd Branch: Cae Penarlag, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales LL40 2YB, <www.gwynedd.gov.uk/adrannau/addysg/archifau/index.english.htm>

Haverfordwest Library

Dew Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA61 1SU, +44 (0)1437762070

Madog Center for Welsh Studies

Elizabeth F. Davis House, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, OH 45674, <www.urgrgcc.edu/madog/english>

National Archives (Public Record Office)

Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU, United Kingdom, <www.nationalarchives.gov.uk>

The National Library of Wales

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales SY23 3BU, <www.llgc.org.uk>

National Welsh American Foundation

Box 1827, Shavertown, PA 18708, <www.wales-usa.org>

North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History

John Ellis, Box 502, Hartland, Ml 48353, ellisjs@umflint.edu, <spruce.flint.umkh.edu/-ellisjs/naaswch.html>

Pembrokeshire Record Office

The Castle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA61 2EF, <www.Ilgc.org.uk/cac/cac0002.htm>

Powys County Archives Office

County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales LD1 5LG, <archives.powys.gov.uk>

Wales International

secretary@wales-international.org, <www.wales-international.org>

The Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association

John Ellis, Box 215, Hartland, Ml 48353, <www.wngga.org>

Welsh-American Genealogical Society

60 Norton Ave., Poultney, VT 05764, wagsjan@sover.net, <www.rootsweb.com/~vtwags>

West Glamorgan Archive Service

County Hall, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, Wales SA1 3SN, <www.Swansea.gov.uk/archives>

From the February 2004 Family Tree Magazine

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