Monmouthshire Genealogy Resources (Wales)

Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales, founded in by a Cistercian monastery in 1131. Photo by Phillip Capper. History Monmouthshire is one of thirteen historic counties in Wales. The county names and boundaries have changed since 1972 and the current county of Monmouthshire is smaller than the historic county's boundaries. Most of the genealogy resources on these websites are for historic Monmouthshire. Timeline of Genealogically Interesting Dates Welsh-English Online Dictionary Cymtillery Colliery History (Monmouthshire, Wales) Abertillery History (Monmouthshire, Wales) Forest-of-Dean Family History (Monmouthshire, Wales) Govilon Website Libraries & Archives Monmouthshire Library Gwent Archives The National Library of Wales Historical Societies Gwent Family History Society of Wales Association of Family History Societies of Wales Shirenewton Local History Society Free Census Records England and Wales Census, 1841, free i…
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