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Ceredigion County Council

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): CGN, DFD

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Aberystwyth Public Library
Corporation Street
SY23 2BU
Tel: 01970 633703 or 01970 633716
Fax: 01970 625059
Email: -
Contact: -

Opening hours:

Monday: 09:30-20:00
Tuesday: 09:30-20:00
Wednesday 09:30-20:00
Thursday: 09:30-20:00
Friday: 09:30-20:00
Saturday: 09:30-17:00

Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? Ceredigion Archive Office

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations -

5. Census returns

North Cards. Rural Districts 1841-1881
Aberystwyth and neighbourhood 1841-1891
Melindwr, Parcel Canol, Trefeurig; Broncastellan, Clarach, Llangawsai, Llanbadarn, Waunfawr, Pwllhoby, Vaenor Upper, Llanbadarn Croyddin Lower, Llanychaearn; Cwmrheidol, Llanfihangel Upper, Llanfihangel Lower, Llanafan, Llanbadarn Upper 1891-
Cardigan, Lampeter 1851-
Llanilar 1871-
Microfiche 1891 Census for Ceredigion

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Pigot 1835
Kelly's South Wales 1895, 1920

6(b) City and Town Directories


6(c) Telephone Directories

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Current for UK
Past issues - Ceredigion Archives

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)


9. Unpublished Indexes

Obituaries to Cambrian News 1995
Obituaries to Cambrian News 1997 in progress
Obituaries to Cardigan and Tivy-side Advertiser 1996 in progress
Various local history texts

10. Parish Registers

Index of Baptisms, Llanbadarn Fawr 1830-1879
Index of Marriages, Llanbadarn Fawr 1804-1882
Index of Baptisms, Tabernacle MC Aberystwyth, Ponterwyd MC
Trisant MC; Index of Burials, Llanbadarn Fawr 1830-1879
Index of Marriages, Aberystwyth 1861-1875

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material


14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices

Ceredigion Archive Office
County Offices
Tel: 01970 633697
Fax: -
Email: -

Other information