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Unpublished indexes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

Library Services URL: http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/parade/ow12/
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): GLA, MGM

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Aberdare
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Opening hours:

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Other Libraries:

Pontypridd
Treorchy


3. Research Service

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Fee-based? -

Provided by local Record 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

Aberdare: 1841-1891
Pontypridd
Treorchy


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

6(b) City and Town Directories

6(c) Telephone Directories



7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Aberdare (microform)
Treorchy

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

Aberdare, Pontypridd


9. Unpublished Indexes

Aberdare. W.W. Price Biographical index (30 vols): copies of original index cards and news cuttings on local and Welsh biography. Also biography files.
Glamorgan Family History Society Index on microfiche.


10. Parish Registers

Aberdare Parish (St John). Marriages: 1734-1757, 1769-1836; baptisms: 1734-1897; burials: 1734-1844, 1844-1850
Treorchy: limited holdings


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

Aberdare. Bishop's transcripts 1717-1881 (microform)
Treorchy: burial records for the four main cemeteries in the Rhondda, 1871-


14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices

Tel:
Fax:
Email:


Other information

The main reference departments based in Aberdare, Pontypridd and Treorchy Libraries hold some of the basic tools for the study of family history, and are actively collecting by buying for example microform copies of records produced by the Glamorgan Family History Society.