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Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Unpublished indexes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

Library Services URL: http://www.caerphilly.gov.uk/learning/libraries/librariesdirectory.htm
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): GLA, GNT

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Bargoed Library
The Square
South Wales
Tel: 01443 875548
Fax: 01443 836057
[email protected]

Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-1800
Tuesday: 0930-1900
Wednesday: 0930-1300
Thursday: 0930-1800
Friday: 0930-1800
Saturday: 0930-1700

Other Libraries:

3. Research Service

Service available? No.

Fee-based? N/A

Provided by local Record Office? Contact the local record offices for details.

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

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

Locations Births-1837-1992
Marriages- 1837-1996
Deaths- 1837-1997

5. Census returns

1841 to 1891, most of Glamorgan (not Bridgend), Parts of Monmouthshire (1861 Indexed)
1881, national index (Fiche and C.D.Rom)

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Kelly's, Monmouthshire and South Wales: 1920: 1926

6(b) City and Town Directories


6(c) Telephone Directories

Current only.

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Glamorgan County, 1845 to 1846.

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1988, England,Ireland, Scotland and Wales, on microfiche .

9. Unpublished Indexes

1891 Gelligaer Parish Census

10. Parish Registers

Various Glamorgan churches

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

Merthyr Tydfil Council minute book, 1923/4; 1925/6
Merthyr Tydfril education committee minute book, 1923/4; 1925/6
Rhymney Valley District Council minutes, 1977 to 1996
Mid Glamorgan County Council minutes, 1974 to 1996

14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices

Gwent County Record Office
County Hall
NP44 2XH
Glamorgan Record Office
County Hall
Cathays Park
Tel: 01222 780285

Other information