British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa

Wales Research Guide

A list of books and other resources to help with your research.
 
Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families. Thomas Nicholas. Genealogical Publishing, 2000.
 
Basic Facts about Family History Research in Glamorgan. Rosemary Davies. Federation of Family History Societies, 1998.
 
Gwent Marriage Index 1812-1837. Gwent Family History Society. The Society. 1998.
 
A History of Gwynedd./ Dorothy Sylvester. Phillimore, 1983.
 
Researching Family History in Wales. Compiled by Jean Istance and E. E. Cann. Federation of Family History Societies, 1996.
 
Second Stages in Researching Welsh Ancestry. Edited by John & Sheila Rowlands. Federation of Family History Societies, 1999.
 
The Surnames of Wales for Family Historians and Others. John & Sheila Rowlands. Federation of Family History Societies, 1996.
 
Welsh Family History: a Guide to Research. Edited by John & Sheila Rowlands. Federation of Family History Societies, 1998.
 
Gwent Family History Society Journal.
 
Other Sources
Some English sources that include Wales.
 
Ancestral Trails: the Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History. Mark D. Herber. Genealogical Publishing, 1997.
 
The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers. Edited by Cecil R. Humphrey-Smith. Phillimore, 1995.
 
Poor Law Union Records: 3. Southwest England, the Marches and Wales. Jeremy Gibson and Colin Rogers. Federation of Family History Societies, 2000.

Poor Law Union Records: 4. Gazetteer of England and Wales. Jeremy Gibson and Colin Rogers. Federation of Family History
Societies, 1997.

Survey Gazetteer of the British Isles: including Summary of the 1951 Census. John Bartholomew. John Bartholomew & Son, undated.
 
This research aid was compiled from the collection in BIFHSGO’s former library. In 2016, we transferred our collection to the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. More than 20 years of issues of our journal, Anglo-Celtic Roots, can be found on our website. Please respect copyright restrictions and cite your sources.