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Some of these sources may have limited Welsh content.

Archives & libraries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated.
  • War Graves In Britain - The intent of this organization is to create awareness of the local Commonwealth War graves in Great Britain and compile a record of untended war graves. Sparse content.
  • www.genuki.org.uk- links to Welsh cemeteries
  • www.familysearch.org > Under the Catalog tab type the name of the parish or County next to the Place-names box > click the link to Cemeteries.

Census[edit | edit source]

Church records[edit | edit source]

Churches & Chapels[edit | edit source]

Civil registration[edit | edit source]

These online indexes to order certificates are the best and easiest way to obtain a birth, marriage, or death certificate 1 July 1837-present. Just "click" below and see what you can find.

Certificate Ordering from local Superintendent Registrar

Court records[edit | edit source]

Dictionaries[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigrants & Immigrants[edit | edit source]

Family History Societies[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

General Welsh Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Heraldry[edit | edit source]

Latter-day Saint Sources[edit | edit source]

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The usage of "Mormon" and "LDS" on this page is approved according to current policy.


  • Welshmormon.byu.edu- Early converts to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wales during the 19th century who migrated to America. May include journal entries, biographies, pictures, etc.
  • immigrants.byu.edu-Tracks Latter-day Saint converts in ships migrating across the ocean to America.
  • Mormon Overland Trail, 1847-1868. A list of Latter-day Saint pioneer families and individuals who migrated to Utah across the plains. Includes trail excerpts.
  • www.dupinternational.org- Contains submitted histories, biographies, pictures, etc. of pioneer ancestors. 
  • trees Community Trees are lineage-linked genealogies from specific time periods & places around the world. It includes 308,327 individuals from early Welsh pedigrees. Add the "Submission ID" MMDR-CFK for the Welsh pedigrees at the bottom of the search page.
  • lib.byu.edu/digital/mmd- Early Latter-day Saint missionary journals. 

Jews[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Merchant marines[edit | edit source]

Military records[edit | edit source]

Names - Geographical[edit | edit source]

Names - Personal[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

  • The Cambrian was an English newpaper published from 1804 to 1930. Swansea library has made an index which is searchable online. Visit the Cambrian Index.
  • www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk A growing collection of British newspapers. Currently includes some newspapers for Clwyd (covering Denbighshire & Flintshire; 1850-1949), Gwynedd (covering Carnarvonshire and Merionethshire; 1800-1949), and South Glamorgan- 1850-1949.

Nobility[edit | edit source]

Occupations[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Wills/Probates[edit | edit source]

Website links to other Welsh records[edit | edit source]


Welsh Language Translation[edit | edit source]