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West Wales Historical Records

Edited by Francis Green c 1920 , in 14 volumes.

The Annual Magazine of the Historical Society of West Wales.

A list of contents is shown below

There is a full set at The Society of Genealogists.

Listed members are:

Society Of Antiquaries, London and the following libraries;

  • Birmingham Reference
  • Bristol Central
  • Cambridge University
  • Cardiff Public
  • Carmarthen Training College
  • Chicago University
  • Library of Congress, USA
  • Columbia University, New York
  • Edinburgh Public
  • Havard College
  • Leeds Public
  • Liverpool Public
  • Liverpool University
  • London Guildhall
  • Manchester Public Reference
  • Meyrick, Jesus College, Oxford
  • National Lib. of Ireland
  • National Lib. of Wales
  • National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
  • Newberry, Chicago
  • New York Public
  • St David's College, Lampeter
  • St Louis, Missouri Public
  • Swansea Public
  • Swansea University
  • Swansea Training College
  • Victoria Public, Melbourne, Australia
  • Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • Also,
  • Tenby Museum
  • Public Records Office, London
  • St David's Cathedral
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
  • Also
  • Aberystwyth, Univ. College of Wales
  • Bangor, Univ. College of Wales
  • Bodleian, Oxford
  • British Museum
  • Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society
  • College of Arms, London



Volume 1:

Volume 2:

  • Genealogies of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire Families, Dynevor, A Carmarthen Alderman's Plate, Evan Lloyd of Hendre, Haverford Records, The Abermeurig Family, Saunders of Pentre, Tymawr, and Glanrhydw, Pembrokeshire Parsons

Volume 3:

  • Carmarthen Castle, Cardiganshire Freeholders 1760, The Barlows of Slebach, Marriage Bonds and Fiats of West Wales and Gower, Pembrokeshire Parsons.

Volume 4:

  • Carmarthen Castle; Marriage Bonds and Fiats of West Wales and Gower; Pembrokeshire Lay Subsidies; Old Book Plates of West Wales; The Musgraves of Llanina; Pembrokeshire Parsons.

Volume 5:

  • Marriage Bonds and Fiats of West Wales and Gower; The Manor of Castellan; The Millingchamps of Cardigan; mayors of Pembroke; Pembrokeshire Parsons; Carmarthen Tinworks and Its Founder; Walter of Roch Castle; Cilgerran Weir; Household Accounts of a Welsh Peeress in the XVIIIth century

Volume 6:

  • Pembrokeshire Parsons (concluded); Marriage Bonds and Fiats of West Wales; Thomas Bowen of Trefloyn; Lords Lieutenant for Pembrokeshire and Haverfordwest; Sir John Stepney of Prendergast; The Wogans of Pembrokeshire.

Volume 7:

  • Wogans of Pembrokeshire; Wogans of England; Rebecca in West Wales; Marriage Bonds of West Wales and Gower; Dyers of Aberglasney; Stephenys of Prendergast; Early Wills in West Wales; Parish Registers: Marriages at St. Peter's, Carmarthen; Sr. Alban Thomas.

Volume 8:

  • Carmarthen Under the Tudors; Fishguard Manor' St. Mary's College at St Davids; Parish Registers: Marriages at St. Peter's Carmarthen; Edward Richard and Ystrad Meurig; Pembrokeshire Parson; Street Names of St. Davids City; Stedman of Strata Florida; Harries of Co. Pembroke; Manorial Customs in County Carmarthen; Dewisland Coasters in 1751; The Tuckers of Sealyham; The Edwards of Sealyham; Lloyd of Danyrallt; Marriage Bonds of West Wales and Gower

Volume 9:

  • The Quaker's of Pembrokeshire; Parish Registers: Baptisms at St. Peter's Carmarthen; Pembrokeshire in By-Gone Days; Scurlock of Carmarthen; Scoufield of New Moat; Marriage Bonds of West Wales and Gower; Local History from a Printer's Book; Pembrokeshire Hearths in 1670

Volume 10:

  • Notes on the Church and Parish of Rudbaxton; The Pictons of Poyston; Parish Registers: Baptisms at St. Peter's Carmarthen; Capt. T. Edwardes Tucker's Diary; Marriage Bonds of West Wales and Gower; Local History from a Printer's File; Pembrokeshire Hearths in 1670; Chapels of St. Patrick and St. Justinian

Volume 11:

  • Notes on the Church and Parish of Camrose; Bowen of Roblinston and Camrose; Bowen of Lochmeiler' The Fortunes of Leweston; Parish Registers: Baptisms at St. Peter's, Carmarthen; Pembrokeshire Hearths in 1670; South Pembrokeshire Dialect; Marriage Bonds of West Wales and Gower; Further Gleanings From a Printer's File.

Volume 12:

  • The Pembrokeshire Quakers' Monthly Meeting; Marriage Bonds of West Wales and Gower; The Castle and Lordship of Llanstephan; Some unpublished Letters of Sir Thomas Picton; Heraldry in St. Peter's Church, Carmarthen; Cuny of Welston and Golden: Parish Registers: Baptisms at St. Peter's Carmarthen; Holl'r Pwnc.Volume 13: Some Unpublished Letters of Sir Thomas Picton; The Castle and Lordship of Llanstephan; Parish Registers: Baptisms at St. Peter's Carmarthen.

Volume 14:

  • Parish Registers: Burials at St. Peter's Carmarthen; French Invasion of Pembrokeshire in 1797; Symins of Martell and Llanstinan; The Sequestration of Dewisland by the Commonwealth.


Genealogies of the following Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire Families:

Abercothi, Abercyfor, Aberglasneu, Abergorlech, Abermarles, Abernant Bychan, Aeron, Beavely, Berllandywill, Bettws, Blaen Cerdin, Bronhydden, Bronwydd, Blwch Bychan, Blwch Mawr, Camnant, Cardigan Priory, Carrog, Castell Hywel, Cilfforch, Cilgwin, Cilsant, Coedgain, Coedmor, Coed y Garth, Crygbychan, Cryn-Fryn, Cwmawen, Cwmmeudwy, Cwrt Newydd, Cynghordy, Dan yr Allt, Derwydd, Dinas Cerdin, Dinefor, Doleu Cothi, Dol-Wlph, Drefawr, Dyffryn Llynod, Estradeu, Fael-Allt, Fael-Dref, Forest, Fôs -Esgob, Fôs -Helig, Fôs -y-Bleiddied, Gallt-yr-Odyn, Gelly-Fraith, Gelly-Gadrog, Gernos, Gilvach Wen, Glan Brane, Glanfred, Glan-Leri, Glasgrig, Gogerddan, Golden Grove, Gwastad-Gwrda, Gwempa, Hafod Uchtryd, Hawksbrooke, Henbant Yr, Laugharn, Llamborth, Llanelli, Llanfair-Gledogau, Llanfechan, Llanllawdog, Llanllur, Llanstephan House, Llanwrda, Llechdwnni, Llechwedd -Dyrys, Llether Lluesty, Llwyd-Jack, Llwyn-Cadfor, Llwyn-Dafydd, Llwyn-Dyrys, Maes-y-Felyn, Midlescomb, Moel-Ifor, Morfa-Bychan, Mydrim, Mynachdy, Mynydd-Hwel, Nant-Du, Nanteos, Neaudd, Newton, Pant-streimon, Pant-yr-Lis, Pant-yr-Odyn, Pant-y-Wenallt, Penbre, Penbryn, Pen-Llwyn Gwyn, Penybank, Upper, Peterwell Fynonbedr, Piodeu, Plasgwyn, Porthwred, Rhandir, Rhiw-Arthen, Rhôs-Cellan, Rhyd-Odyn, Rhydygors, Stradey, Strada Florida, Taliarus, Tal-y-Sarn, Tauley, Tawleu or Tyleu, Towyn, Trawsgoed, Trefenty, Tregibbie (Cardinganshire), Tregibbie (Carmarthenshire), Trwmsaran, Ty ar y Coed, Tylwwth Saer y Cwm, Tywyn, Uwch Aeron, Wern-Newydd, Y, Ystradeu, Ystradeu, Teilo, Captain Jenkins Jones' Diary; Dynevor Castle; Pembrokeshire Parsons

(Gareth Hicks - last updated 12 April 2014)