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Guide to ''' County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
A guide to genealogy in the '''County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil''', with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.
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The '''County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil''' (Welsh: '''Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful''') is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of [[Merthyr Tydfil]] in [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]].
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== History ==
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== Background ==
  
 
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county borough was previously part of the former [[County of Mid Glamorgan]] and, before that, the former historic county of [[Glamorgan Genealogy|Glamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974.  
 
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county borough was previously part of the former [[County of Mid Glamorgan]] and, before that, the former historic county of [[Glamorgan Genealogy|Glamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974.  
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The headquarters of the authority are in the town of [[Merthyr Tydfil]].  
 
The headquarters of the authority are in the town of [[Merthyr Tydfil]].  
  
== Communities  ==
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==County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil - 1996==
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See [[Communities in Merthyr Tydfil]]  
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The '''County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil''' (Welsh: '''Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful''') is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of [[Merthyr Tydfil]] in [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]].
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== Parishes  ==
 
== Parishes  ==
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See [[Communities in Merthyr Tydfil]]
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*Interactive map of [http://maps.familysearch.org Merthyr Tydfil Parishes].
  
*See a list of the parishes in Merthyr Tydfil with links to their pages.
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== Online Records==
*Interactive map of [http://maps.familysearch.org Merthyr Tydfil Parishes].
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*'''1678-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2737047|Wales, Parish Registers, 1678-2001}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
== Register Office  ==
 
== Register Office  ==
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The county borough forms part of the [http://www.glamarchives.gov.uk/ Glamorgan Archives] in Cardiff.
 
The county borough forms part of the [http://www.glamarchives.gov.uk/ Glamorgan Archives] in Cardiff.
  
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==Family History  ==
 
 
=== Family History ===
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsglfhs/ Glamorgan FHS]
 
 
 
=== Local History  ===
 
 
 
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*[https://www.glamfhs.org.uk/ Glamorgan FHS]
  
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Guide to County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Background[edit | edit source]

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

The headquarters of the authority are in the town of Merthyr Tydfil.

County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil - 1996[edit | edit source]

County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil - 1996

The County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Merthyr Tydfil in Wales.

Parishes[edit | edit source]

See Communities in Merthyr Tydfil

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Register Office[edit | edit source]

Merthyr Tydfil Register Office
Tŷ Penderyn
26 High Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8DP
Wales

Archive[edit | edit source]

The county borough forms part of the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff.

Family History[edit | edit source]