Thursday, March 15, 2012

Those Places for Thursday - Welsh Records

Nearly 4 million new Welsh records on

01 March 2012
We have just published almost 4 million Welsh parish registers on
Search new Manchester military records on is the first time that the complete Welsh parish baptism, marriage and death records have been published online and is fantastic news for anyone with Welsh ancestors.
The records cover Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Glamorganshire. Further details are as follows:
  • Baptisms: 1,418,921 records covering 1538-1911
  • Marriages: 950,254 records covering 1539-1926
  • Banns: 340,002 records covering 1701-1926
  • Burials: 1,169,685 records covering 1539-2007
Coming soon are records for the following counties: Anglesey, Brecknockshire, Caernarvonshire, Merionethshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, Pembrokeshire and Radnorshire.
We are proud to be working with the National Library of Wales and the Welsh County Archivists Group to bring you these records.Records from Welsh Archives Now Online at

Personal Note: At the top of the HOME page in the left corner you will find a link that says "Watch our TV adverts"  (watch their TV commercials) they are short but cute and worth watching.  AND apparently there is a 14 day free trial. I might just take advantage of that to get started and get comfortable with the website.  


(WOW!! Isn't this exciting! I can hardly wait till all the records are online at and then I might be able to find out more about my Welsh ancestors - JAMES & JONES. (OK maybe)This exert below is from the news section of

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