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Family history societies often publish helpful journals, transcripts, compiled genealogies and host helpful websites. They may have ongoing projects to transcribe records and create indexes. Most societies publish queries in their journals and maintain lists of members’ research interests that may be helpful to you. You may want to join one of these societies, reap the benefits of their expertise and resources, or support its efforts.
Addresses of the societies are for the most part where their meetings are held as they are by-and-large not brick-and-mortar institutions.
Regional Society[edit | edit source]
Gwynedd Family History Society (Cymdeithas Hanes Teuluoedd Gwynedd)
Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 1AS UK
Telephone: 01286 830003
Quaker Meeting House
6 Dean St
Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 1UP UK
Colwyn Bay, Clwyd LL29 9PF UK
Capel Y Drindod
Pwllheli, Gwynedd LL53 5HU UK
Telephone: 01758 612692
Y Llyfrgell Rydd
Dolgellau, Gwynedd LL40 1EY UK
Ynys Môn /Anglesey Branch
Llangefni, Anglesey LL77 7ET UK
- The Society was founded in 1980 to bring together the many people interested in Family History. It caters for those with Gwynedd ancestry and we would be happy to help anyone in need of assistance with their research. It covers the historical counties of Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, and Merionethshire.
Anglesey Societies[edit | edit source]
Anglesey Antiquarian Society and Field Club (Cymdeithas Hynafiaethwyr a Naturiaethwyr Môn)
Ynys Môn (Anglesey) LL59 5NH UK
Telephone: 01248 600 083
Website: Anglesey Antiquarian Society and Field Club
- The Society's objects shall be the practical study of archaeology, natural science, art, literature, history, and kindred subjects as far as they pertain to Anglesey, also the preservation of historical documents, ancient monuments, rare birds and plants, and objects of geological or other scientific interest in the Island, and to foster public interest in and appreciation of these subjects.
- It is hoped that this will be a dynamic and innovative society with a focus on community archaeology and history and bottom up heritage management which will work closely with existing heritage bodies. More importantly and surprisingly rare for Wales, it will create a society which aims to promote the study of archaeology and history through the medium of Welsh, which we hope will lead to greater participation from those who wouldn't usually participate.
Talwrn Archaeology Group (Grwp Archaeoleg y Talwrn)
Talwrn Village Hall
Llangefni, Anglesey LL77 9AE UK
Telephone: 01248 723391
Website: Talwrn Archaeology Group
- The Group meets regularly to explore the archaeology and history of Anglesey.