County Borough of Blaenau Gwent, Wales Genealogy

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County Borough of Blaenau Gwent

Guide to County Borough of Blaenau Gwent, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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The County Borough of Blaenau Gwent (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent) is a Unitary Authority in the Valleys of south-east Wales.

History

The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county borough was previously part of the former County of Gwent and, before that, the former historic county of Monmouthshire which was abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Ebbw Vale.

Communities

See Communities in Blaenau Gwent

Parishes

  • See a list of the parishes in Blaenau Gwent with links to their pages.
  • Interactive map of Blaenau Gwent Parishes.

Register Office

The Register Office,
Bedwellty House,
Morgan Street,
TREDEGAR,
NP22 3XN,
Wales.

Archive

The county borough forms part of the Gwent Archives in Ebbw Vale.

Societies

Family History

Local History

Bibliography

Websites

References