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County Borough of Torfaen, Wales Genealogy

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Guide to County Borough of Torfaen, 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 Torfaen (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Torfaen) is a Unitary Authority in the Valleys of south-east Wales.

History[edit | edit source]

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 Pontypool, Torfaen, Pontypool.

Communities[edit | edit source]

See Communities in Torfaen

Parishes[edit | edit source]

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

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Register Office[edit | edit source]

Register Office,
Civic Centre,
NP4 6YB,

Archive[edit | edit source]

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

Societies[edit | edit source]

Family History[edit | edit source]

Local History[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]