Aberffraw, Anglesey, Wales Genealogy
Aberffro (also spelled Aberffraw; Abar Fraw; Aber-Fraw) is a parish and market town. The current name of the county is Gwynedd. An Anglesey time line highlights history from 1282 to the 2010.
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|1536-1 Mar 1974||Anglesey|
|1 Apr 1974-1Mar 1996|
|Type of Jurisdiction||Name|
|Church of England Diocese||Bangor|
|Government Civil Registration||Anglesey|
What Do You Want to Find?
To start your search, decide when your ancestor lived. If he or she lived between 1837-1911, start by searching civil registration and census records. If they lived before 1837, use church records and probate records. Read more about these records below.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. Several Internet sites list names or indexes to the records, including:
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Census for the entire country was started in 1841 and continued every ten years. The most recent census available to the public is 1911. Learn more about these records, including the information given in them, by reading the census article.
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Anglesey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in Wales. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place. Here is a link to a web site with gazetteers and maps.
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