Wales:- Genealogy


Help with your Family History Research - on the NLW blog

Wales - Genealogy Help Pages (ex Gareth's Help Pages)

Family surname search   Includes statistical analysis by county, occupation, forename

National Library of Wales Portrait Archive on wikimedia commons. This includes c  5000 portrait prints, photographs and paintings

Genealogy in Time Magazine provides comprehensive monthly compilations of newly-available online resources - these cover numerous countries. Separate cumulative listings, covering from 2008 up to June 2016, are provided for England & WalesScotland and Ireland.

Surname Navigator   Single (free) searches of multiple online databases, including;- CGI & Ancestral File (LDS Mormons); Google; Google News Gen; Rootsweb Message Boards; 1881 census; Ancestry Com.

Welsh Surname List - an all Wales surnames list provided by John Ball on his Welsh Family History Archives site.

British Surnames

Timeline of genealogically interesting dates by Gareth Hicks

Here is the text of a Guide to Welsh genealogy produced by Daniel Parry, and an account of the problems of using the IGI for early Welsh records.

John Ball's Welsh Family History Archive provides some very useful material and links for those with Welsh ancestry.

Details of upcoming United Kingdom and Ireland Genealogical Events (GENEVA).

There are a variety of genealogy mailing lists covering the counties of Wales, for details see Genealogy Discussion Groups