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*[[Wales Archives and Libraries|Archives &amp; Libraries]]  
 
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__NOTOC__ [[Image:Y ddraig goch.png|thumb|150px]] From the earliest times the social order in Wales, as elsewhere, was bound up with the division and occupation of the land. The laws of the medieval king Hywel Dda depict a semi-nomadic people with strong tribal affinities, practicing a pastoral economy. From the eleventh century the numerous Welsh princes attempted to [[Life and Traditions in Rural Wales|'''Read more'''...]]<br>  
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__NOTOC__ [[Image:Y ddraig goch.png|thumb|150px]] From the earliest times the social order in Wales, as elsewhere, was bound up with the division and occupation of the land. The laws of the medieval king Hywel Dda depict a semi-nomadic people with strong tribal affinities, practicing a pastoral economy. From the eleventh century the numerous Welsh princes attempted to [[Life and Traditions in Rural Wales|'''Read more'''...]]<br>
  
 
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*[http://www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.co.uk/ '''Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2011'''] will be at Olympia, London 25-27 February 2011. <br>  
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*[http://www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.co.uk/ '''Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2011'''] will be at Olympia, London 25-27 February 2011. <br>
 
*[http://www.madog.org '''Cwrs Cymraeg'''] This year's Welsh course, Cwrs Cymraeg Dyffryn Shenandoah, will be at Shenandoah University in Virginia on July 17-24, 2011.
 
*[http://www.madog.org '''Cwrs Cymraeg'''] This year's Welsh course, Cwrs Cymraeg Dyffryn Shenandoah, will be at Shenandoah University in Virginia on July 17-24, 2011.
  
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Wales.pdf BYU Research Outline for Wales]
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Wales.pdf BYU Research Outline for Wales]
  
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Y ddraig goch.png
From the earliest times the social order in Wales, as elsewhere, was bound up with the division and occupation of the land. The laws of the medieval king Hywel Dda depict a semi-nomadic people with strong tribal affinities, practicing a pastoral economy. From the eleventh century the numerous Welsh princes attempted to Read more...

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News and events

News:

  • Pre 1858 Welsh Probate indexes and free document images are now online.
  • The 1911 census is now available online for all of Wales. About 13% of the schedules are printed and filled out in Welsh.
  • Ordnance Survey Maps with registration district boundaries free to search online
  • Coleg Llandrillo - Abergele offers a course for beginning family history research for Deaf People. BBC, See, Hear is looking at doing a special documentary feature on the class. More information to follow.
  • Coleg Llandrillo - Abergele has signed a contract with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to host a Family History Library (Center). This will be open to the public from Monday 27 of April  2009. Photos and details to follow.                                                                                                                 
  • The National Library of Wales at Aberystwyth has begun a £20 million project to make large parts of its collection available on-line. The project will take 10 years to complete and will involve the digitising of millions of documents, newspapers and books.
  • The next national Census in Wales will be held on 27 March, 2011.
  • BBC Wales have relaunched their website on Welsh Family History
  • FamilySearch now has Welsh parish registers on microfilm.
  • Screen Wales has free online video clips for many places and topics of interest such as Cardiff, Llandudno, Mold, Swansea and Wrexham.

Events:

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