Wales Census Links

N.B. Any links to Ancestry require a sign in and a paid subscription to view details.

Genuki Wales https://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal  The place to start for free online records in Wales by county, city/town Parishes

Wales Probate Abstracts, 1544-1858 https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index?owc=https://www.familysearch.org/service/cds/recapi/collections/1876640/waypoints

The National Library of Wales https://www.theshipslist.com/ships/Arrivals/ellisisland1897.shtml Wales, Wills and Probate, 1513-1858

NLW Crime and Punishment Search https://crimeandpunishment.library.wales/sf_s.php

Historical Directories of England and Wales  Main Towns description, Professional and Commercial residents, Hotels, Public Officers, Post Offices, etc. http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/id/64253/

Returns of Owners of Lands https://web.archive.org/web/20100518182752/http://www.cefnpennar.com/1873index.htm

Kellys/Pigots/Slaters Directories of Wales http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll4/search/searchterm/Wales/field/place/mode/exact/conn/and/order/nosort

Gazetteer of British Place Names The Gazetteer of British Place Names provides an exhaustive Place Name Index to Great Britain, containing over 280,000 entries. It lists the historic county and the main administrative areas in which each place lies. http://www.gazetteer.org.uk/

The National Gazeteer of England and Wales https://www.geoplace.co.uk/addresses-streets/street-data-and-services/national-street-gazetter

TNLl Welsh Tithe Maps https://places.library.wales/home

Ancestry.com https://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/places/united_kingdom/wales/

List of their data collection, links to counties. Host your tree here but you will have to pay to see census details.

FreeReg https://www.freereg.org.uk/

North Wales BMD http://www.northwalesbmd.org.uk/index.php

IGI Batch numbers http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/genealogy/IGIBatchNumbers.htm#PageTitle

The Workhouse (in wales) http://www.workhouses.org.uk/ Go to Workhouse Locations then Welsh Poor Law Unions

Family Search http://www.archersoftware.co.uk/igi/fs-wls.htm

A guide to the Welsh batches for births, baptisms, marriages. Family Search has a map with parishes listed. If you know the area zoom in to it and clicking on it brings up options of what is available on their website for that area. Using the Wiki is very helpful

The OGRE online http://web.archive.org/web/20100513015655/http://www.cefnpennar.com/ gravestone monumental inscriptions and memorials in Wales, UK before 1930

Find a Grave https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery  Has most headstone cemetery records

Billion Graves https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2690767/st.-david's-churchyard

Tallis's Topographical Dictionary - A Gazetteer of Wales https://www.jlb2011.co.uk/wales/tallis/history.htm

Association of Family History Societies http://www.fhswales.org.uk/member-societies/

UK Govt. Probate records https://www.gov.uk/search-will-probate

UK Wills online .. date and surname can be altered https://www.ancestry.co.uk/imageviewer/collections/1904/images/31874_223185-00006?treeid=160959155&personid=372100262335&hintid=1007388685115&usePUB=true&_phsrc=aeA2&_phstart=default&usePUBJs=true&pId=5461190

WWII Military Records https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/ww2-records Search to find an ancestor

Andrew Millard's Genealogy https://community.dur.ac.uk/a.r.millard/genealogy/probate.php excellent explanation about probate records with links

BHO British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/search/series/cardiff-records

Link is to Cardiff but you can change it to other Welsh towns

Welsh Mormon History http://welshmormon.byu.edu/Immigrants_Listing.aspx

Commonwealth War Graves Commision https://www.cwgc.org/

Welsh Mariners http://www.welshmariners.org.uk/

CLIP - the Crew List Index Project http://www.crewlist.org.uk/#top

Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1800 onwards https://archive.org/details/@lrfhec?&sort=-publicdate&page=2

Ships in Port 1881 http://www.northwalesbmd.org.uk/index.php

Scroll down for the Welsh links

Emigration to USA https://ancestralfindings.com/immigration-record-lookups/

Ancient Wales Studies http://www.ancientwalesstudies.org/index.html USA website with an extensive library on materials related to Anciebt families of Wales

''The Genealogist'' non conformist records https://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/non-conformist-records?affid=zmwqgb

This website is a pay for site and there may be other ways to access their information

Internet FREE Library of eBooks https://openlibrary.org/search?q=Wales+genealogy&mode=ebooks&m=edit&m=edit&has_fulltext=true

Welsh Newspapers https://newspapers.library.wales/home

Rootschat for Wales https://www.rootschat.com/forum/wales/


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