Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales Genealogy

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A guide to genealogy in Merthyr Tydfil, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: Merthyr Tudful) is a town and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales Genealogy, Wales.

Before 1974 the town was in the historic county of Glamorgan and, between 1974 and 1996 in the County of Mid Glamorgan, Wales Genealogy. In 1996 it became part of the modern County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil.

History[edit | edit source]

For more information on Merthyr Tydfil see Merthyr Tydfil at Genuki.

Merthyr Tydfil Parish
Jurisdictions
County bef 1974 add here
County 1 Apr 1974-31 Mar 1996 add here
County 1 Apr 1996 - add here
Civ Reg District add here
Reg Sub-district add here
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union add here
Hundred add here
Province add here
Hamlets add here


Administration[edit | edit source]

Years County
before 31 March 1974 Glamorgan
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Mid Glamorgan
from 1 April 1996 Merthyr Tydfil

Communities[edit | edit source]

See Communities in Merthyr Tydfil

Records[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

The 1841 census returns for Dowlais and Upper Merthyr Tydfil are missing.

The 1891 census returns for parts of Morgantown, Merthyr Tydfil are defective.  Some pages are missing in ED 25.  For full details see http://members.ozemail.com.au/~peterpjw/defects2.html.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Union Records[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Family History[edit | edit source]

Local History[edit | edit source]

The Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society is not oriented to family history but has published twenty four journals that provide information on local history that will benefit anyone interested in genealogy or local history.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]