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

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County Borough of Bridgend - 1996

County Borough of Bridgend

The County Borough of Bridgend (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Penybont ar Ogwr) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Bridgendin Wales.


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 Mid Glamorgan and, before that, the former historic county of Glamorgan which was abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Bridgend.


See Communities in Bridgend

Register Office

Register Office
Tŷ'r Ardd
CF31 4AR


The county borough forms part of the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff.

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