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Cardiganshire Family History Society
Established
Contact Info
Address Ardan Casgliadau, c/o National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3BU, Wales
Email ymholiadau@cgnfhs.org.uk
Website www.cgnfhs.org.uk

History

According to their website the Cardiganshire Family History Society "was formed in 1995 to encourage the study of genealogy and family history in Cardiganshire by those having family connections iwth the county wherever the may live'..."

The Cardiganshire Family History Society

Includes links to useful websites

Projects: 
  • Baptisms 1813-1837
  • National Burial Index Project
  • 1851 Census Project
Publications:
  • Society Journal (published three times a year)
  • Collection of books and journals accessible in the Ceredigion Archives. 
  • New Monumental Inscription booklets
  • Burial publications on microfiche
  • Many other publications
Services to Society Members
  • Access to the Society Journal
  • Can submit surnames of their ancestors and areas where they came from to be put on a central index so members can contact those who may be researching the same surnames from the same areas. 
  • The Society offers a limited search service for members via an experienced volunteer officer

Benefits of Membership in Local Family History Societies

The following advantages and benefits of joining a local family history society will help you extend your pedigree and grow your knowledge and research skills in each England county:

  1. One of the best ways to discover other (distant) relatives, with whom to collaborate on family lines.
  2. Learn about events and local history which directly affected your ancestors.
  3. Know how/what effective search strategies and other critical approaches to employ in your research.
  4. Obtain numerous ideas for helping you overcome brickwalls in constructing your genealogy.
  5. Learn about, use, help create critical products being compiled by each society, such as transcribing or indexing churchyard, marriage, baptism, census, military, occupation, and etc records of the area or county, perhaps even helping to build data content for your parish[es] of interest (i.e.index) if desired.
  6. Purchase books, CDs, microfiche, or the services of knowledgeable and experienced local residents to perform "lookup" services for all those researching ancestry from remote areas around the world.
  7. Share/publish your ancestral surnames of interests for others to view and respond with help and assistance in various ways.