Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales Genealogy
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.
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|
|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|
|Rural Deanery||add here|
|Poor Law Union||add here|
Administration[edit | edit source]
|before 31 March 1974||Glamorgan|
|1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996||Mid Glamorgan|
|from 1 April 1996||Merthyr Tydfil|
Communities[edit | edit source]
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]
- Merthyr Tudful at Vision of Britain.
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.