UPDATE – RootsWeb sites (owned by Ancestry.com) are currently unavailable while they resolve some security issues. If and when the sites are restored, we’ll make the links live, until then, we’ve included the links in parentheses.

RootsWeb (http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/intl/)has free Wales Genealogy Records online from user-submitted transcriptions, indexes, and record compilations.

RootsWeb is now hosted by Ancestry.com and some databases have been made searchable, and still free, including these Welsh genealogy records:

  • Wales: Merioneth: Census Transcriptions 1881-1901, Dolgellau, Llanfachret, Barmouth, and Llanelltyd Districts, Wales

  • Wales: Merioneth: Llanelltyd Baptisms, 1733-1836

  • Wales: Merionethshire: Burial Records from Llanelltyd Bishop’s Transcripts 1733-1836

Searches require a Surname (http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/intl/)(using at least 3 letters) and then any combination of parameters including First Name, Country, Record Type, or Year. “Database contains 265,347 records (47,162 distinct surnames); Selected states, and/or counties (as contributed)”


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