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Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): BRE, MGY, RAD

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Brecon Area Library (BRE)
Ship Street
Brecon
LD3 9AE
Tel: 01874 623346
Fax:
Email:
Contact: Chris Price

Newtown Area Library (NEW)
Park Lane
Newtown
SY16 1EJ
Tel: 01686 626934
Fax:
Email:
Contact: Margaret Stacey

Llandrindod Wells Library (LLW)
Cefullys Lane
Llandrindod Wells
LD1 5LD
Tel: 01597 826870
Fax:
Email:
Contact:


Opening hours:

Brecon Area Library
Monday: 0930-1700
Tuesday: 0930-1900
Wednesday: 0930-1700
Thursday: 0930-1700
Friday: 0930-1700
Saturday: 0930-1300

Newtown Area Library
Monday: 0930-1730
Tuesday: 0930-1900
Wednesday: 0930-1730
Thursday: 0930-1730
Friday: 0930-1900
Saturday: 0930-1300


Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? Simple queries or questions about holdings only

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office?
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations Not held


5. Census returns

1841-1891 Breconshire (Location: BRE)
1841-1891 Montgomeryshire (Location: NEW)
1841-1891 Radnorshire (Location: LLW)


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

North Wales including Montgomeryshire 1822-1932 (Location: NEW)
South Wales including Breconshire 1825-1926 (Location: BRE)

6(b) City and Town Directories

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6(c) Telephone Directories



7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

County of Pembroke: 1853, 1856, 1861, 1882, 1892, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1949, 1953, 1954/5 to date

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1992 edition (Wales only), microfiche (Locations: BRE, NEW)


9. Unpublished Indexes


10. Parish Registers

Glasbury, co. Brecs., 1660-1836 (Location: BRE)


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Family Tree Magazine. May 1994 to date
Journal of the Pembrokeshire Historical Society. Vols. 1-6, 1985-1994/5
Pembrokeshire Historian. Vols. 1-7, 1959-1981
Dyfed Family History Journal. Vol.1 1982 to date


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material


14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices

Powys County Record Office
County Hall
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 5LG
Tel: 01597 826088
Fax: 01597 827162
Email:
archives@powys.gov.uk


Other information