To request editing rights on the Wiki, click here.

Difference between revisions of "County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
m (Text replace - "Wales" to "Wales")
m (Text replace - "Glamorgan" to "Glamorgan")
Line 13: Line 13:
 
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county  
 
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 South Glamorgan]] and, before that, the former historic county of [[Glamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974.  
+
borough was previously part of the former [[County of South Glamorgan]] and, before that, the former historic county of [[Glamorgan Genealogy|Glamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974.  
  
 
The headquarters of the authority are in the town of '''Barry'''.  
 
The headquarters of the authority are in the town of '''Barry'''.  

Revision as of 18:18, 2 February 2015

WalesGotoarrow.pngCounty Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan

Wales-county-valeglamorgan.jpg


A guide to genealogy in the County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

The County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Bro Morgannwg) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Barry in Wales.

However, the authority generally refers to itself simply as the Vale of Glamorgan or Bro Morgannwg.

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 South Glamorgan and, before that, the former historic county of Glamorgan which was abolished in 1974.

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

Communities[edit | edit source]

See Communities in the Vale of Glamorgan

Register Office[edit | edit source]

Civic Offices,
Holton Road,
BARRY,
CF63 4RU,
Wales

Archive[edit | edit source]

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

Societies[edit | edit source]

Family History[edit | edit source]

Local History[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]