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Monmouthshire County 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Unpublished indexes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.monmouthshire.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/libraries.html
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): MON

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Gewnt County Records Office
County Hall
NP44 2XH
Tel: 01633 644886

E- mail:
http://[email protected]

Opening hours:

See Monmouthshire Library and Information Service for details .

Other Libraries:

3. Research Service

Service available? Yes. An advice desk is provided by the Family History Society. Contact Chepstow library for details.

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? Yes

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

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

Locations None

5. Census returns

1881 British Census and National Index on CD-ROM

6. Directories

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)

Abergavenny library, 1982: Chepstow library, 1988: Monmouth library, 1988

9. Unpublished Indexes

Family Pedigrees in Bradney and Coxe 1983 1995

10. Parish Registers


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

The Chepstow Collection, a special collection of the Chepstow Society including local history directories covering South Wales, Gloucestershire and Bristol

14. Guides to Collections

Web based library catalogue at WebPAC. Expect to wait several minutes for the Java script to connect your computer to the server. Once connected response times are normal.

15. Local Record Offices

Gwent County Record Office
County Hall
NP44 2XH
Tel: 01633 644888
(Open Tues, Wed, Thurs: 9.30 am to 5.00 pm, and Fri, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm).

Other information

Monmouth Museum Service
Local History Centre
Monmouth Museum
Priory Street
Tel: 01600 713519
Holds copies of local newspapers, and the Borough archive, including: voting lists: rent books: rate books, dating from the 19th century.