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Beginner: Wales 1837 to the present - Church Christenings

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Wales Parish Registers Baptism DGS 4197032 2.jpg

Before using christening records know:[edit | edit source]

  • name of the county where the person was born
  • approximate year the person was born

Search a county christening index[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch:

Anglesey, Breconshire, Caernarfonshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Glamorgan, Merionethshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, Pembrokeshire, Radnorshire

Next Steps[edit | edit source]

  • compare information in the new record with what was known before to be sure details are consistent
  • look for christening/birth information for the siblings
  • find the marriage of the parents
  • obtain a copy of the birth certificate