2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
3. Research Service
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.
5. Census returns
6(a) County and Regional Directories
6(b) City and Town Directories
6(c) Telephone Directories
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
7(b) Poll Books
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
9. Unpublished Indexes
Aberdare. W.W. Price Biographical index (30 vols): copies of original index cards and news cuttings on local and Welsh biography. Also biography files.
Glamorgan Family History Society Index on microfiche.
10. Parish Registers
Aberdare Parish (St John). Marriages: 1734-1757, 1769-1836; baptisms: 1734-1897; burials: 1734-1844, 1844-1850
Treorchy: limited holdings
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
13. Other material
Aberdare. Bishop's transcripts 1717-1881 (microform)
Treorchy: burial records for the four main cemeteries in the Rhondda, 1871-
14. Guides to Collections
15. Local Record Offices
The main reference departments based in Aberdare, Pontypridd and Treorchy Libraries hold some of the basic tools for the study of family history, and are actively collecting by buying for example microform copies of records produced by the Glamorgan Family History Society.