2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Penarth Library, Stanwell Road
and Barry Library, King's Square.
Penarth Library: Mon-Thu 9.30am-6.00pm, Fri 9.30am-7.00pm, Sat 9.00am-5.30pm
Barry Library: Mon-Wed 9.30am-6.00pm, Fri 9.30am-7.00pm, Sat 9.00am-5.30pm
Cowbridge, LLantwit Major, Dinas Powys, Wenvoe, Rhoose, St. Athan, Sully, 2 mobile libraries.
3. Research Service
Not at Library
Provided by local Record Office?
Yes, - contact them direct.
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
5. Census returns
1841 Parishes of Barry, Porthkerry, and Cadoxton-Juta-Barry.
1851 Parishes of Porthkerry, and Cadoxton-Juta-Barry and Merthyr Dovan.
1861 Parishes of Cadoxton-Juta-Barry and Methyr Dovan.
1871 Parishes of Barry, Merthyr Dovan, Highlight, and Cadoxton-Juta-Barry.
1881 Parishes of Cadoxton and Sully, Penmark and Porthkerry, St Alban and Gileston, Barry, Merthyr Dovan and Highlight.
1891 Penarth and district.
6(a) County and Regional Directories
South Wales 1865-1926 directories.
6(b) City and Town Directories
Western Mail Barry & District Directory for the years 1897-8, 1906-7, 1909 and 1914.
Slater's Directory of Cardiff 1882, Daniel Owen & Co's Cardiff Directory 1891.
6(c) Telephone Directories
Only the last 16 years (at Barry).
1982 to date
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
Only the last 12 years (at Barry).
1974, 1988 to date.
7(b) Poll Books
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
1988 Edition. (Microfiche).
9. Unpublished Indexes
10. Parish Registers
St Cadoc's Church, Cadoxton.
St Nicholas, Barry.
Methyr Dyfan Church, Barry.
St Tathan Church, St Alban.
St Illtyd's Church, Llantwit Major.
St Cadoc's Church, Llancarfan.
St John's Church, Sully.
St Michael, Flemington.
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
Morgannwg 1957-present (at Barry),
Arch. Camb and Cymrodorion in storage.
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
13. Other material
Maps and Illustrations, books on genealogy and heraldry, 1988 International Genealogy Index, local newspapers from 1888, and Monumental Inscriptions.
14. Guides to Collections
15. Local Record Offices
Glamorgan Record Office
King Edward VII Avenue
Tel: 029 20780282