County Borough of Caerphilly, Wales Genealogy

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County Borough of Caerphilly

Guide to County Borough of Caerphilly, 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 Caerphilly (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Caerffili) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Caerphilly in Wales.

History

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

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

Communities

See Communities in Caerphilly

Parishes

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

Register Office

Register Office,
Penallta House,
Tredomen Park,
YSTRAD MYNACH,
CF82 7PG,
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Archive

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

Societies

Family History

Local History

Bibliography

Websites

References