County of Swansea, Wales Genealogy

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Background[edit | edit source]

The county was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganization of local government in Wales. The county was previously part of the former County of West Glamorgan and, before that, the former historic county of Glamorgan which was abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in the city of Swansea.

County of Swansea - 1996[edit | edit source]

County of Swansea - 1996

The City and County of Swansea (Welsh: Dinas a Sir Abertawe) is a Unitary Authority centered on the city of Swansea in Wales.

Communities[edit | edit source]

See Communities in Swansea

Parishes[edit | edit source]

  • See a list of the parishes in Swansea with links to their pages.
  • Interactive map of Swansea Parishes.

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Register Office[edit | edit source]

Register Office,
Civic Centre,
Oystermouth Road,
SWANSEA,
SA1 3SN,
Wales.

Archive[edit | edit source]

The county borough forms part of the West Glamorgan Archives in Swansea.

Societies[edit | edit source]

Family History[edit | edit source]

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