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GLAMORGAN FAMILY HISTORY GLAMORGAN INDEX:




HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGY


A Brief History of the Development of the Port of Cardiff

A Brief History of the Chartist Uprising in Glamorgan

A Brief History of the Rebecca Riots in Glamorgan

A Brief History of the Merthyr Uprising 1831-2

A Brief History of the Glamorgan Militia

A Contemporary Account of the Glamorgan Militia's Movements 1798 - 1800, by John Williams of Cardiff, Militiaman

A Brief History of the Glamorgan Yeomanry Regiments

A Brief History of the Glamorgan Volunteer Regiments

A Brief History of Some Cardiff Shipping Companies

A contemporary account of the saving of the crew of the Whitby (Yorkshire) owned ship MONKSHAVEN on passage Swansea to Valparaiso in 1876.

An index to railway companies which operated in South Wales before the Nationalisation of Railways in 1947 Brief Histories of the estates of the Gentry in and around Cardiff Cardiff Chronology Part 1 to 1699

Cardiff Chronology Part 2 1700 to 1849

Cardiff Chronology Part 3 1850 onward

Glamorgan Chronology Part 1 to 1699

Glamorgan Chronology Part 2 1700 to 1849

Glamorgan Chronology Part 3 1850 onward

UK Chronology Part 1

UK Chronology Part 2

UK Chronology Part 3

The Victorian Web: This site by George P Landow, Professor of English and Art History at Brown University, is a mine of excellent information on Victorian Britain. It includes some terrific resources on UK political history, religion, miltary matters, social history, technology and philosophy. Great background to anyones family history.




INDEXES TO ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS

Coleman Deeds Part 1 to 1699

Coleman Deeds Part 2 1700 to 1749

Coleman Deeds Part 3 1750 to 1799

Coleman Deeds Part 4 1800 to 1864

Index to will extracts from the David Jones of Wallington Collection

Master Mariners in Cardiff Crew Agreements

Index to Ships Recorded at Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff up to 1913

A List of Shipping Records at Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff

A further list of documents relating to ships and shipping companies held at Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff

Index to arbitrations regarding shipping accidents held at Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff

WELSH MARINERS - An index to Welsh Master Mariners, Mates & Seagoing Engineers

This is Dr Reg Davies' excellent site which is the result of many years work. It indexes masters, mates and engineers who were born in or worked from Wales

OTHER GLAMORGAN RELATED SUBJECTS

The Voyages of Victor Ruziczka - Crew Lists for several ships out of Cardiff in the latter part of the 19th century - by Barry Stevens

Barry to Buenos Aires 1913

The journal kept by Doris Kathleen Spicer when she and her sister travelled with their father Captain Walter Blythe Spicer from Barry to Buenos Aires in 1913 aboard the ship St.Oswald - by Mark Spicer

A List of Some Published Sources for Cardiff & Glamorgan History & Genealogy

Some extracts from The Times relating to Cardiff - 1785 to 1819NEW

Some extracts from The Times relating to Cardiff - 1820 to 1839NEW

Some extracts from The Times relating to Cardiff - 1840 to 1849NEW




OCCUPATIONAL INDEXES TO PARISH REGISTERS CARDIFF AND VALE OF GLAMORGAN

Index to some Oxford University Graduates with Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan connections


Clergy, Sextons, Churchwardens etc

Actors, Comedians, Musicians etc

Mariners, Ship's Captains, Seamen, Coastguards, Customs & Excise etc

Channel and Dock Pilots, Boatmen etc

Medical, Veterinary etc

Postal & Road Transport Occupations

Publicans, Innkeepers, Hoteliers etc

Schoolteachers, Lecturers etc

Shipwright, Boilermakers & other Dockyard Workers

Soldiers, Policemen, Militiamen etc




A Dictioary of Occupations by John Lacombe




A Guide to Ranks,Professions etc





OFFICE HOLDERS IN GLAMORGAN

Clerks of the Peace

High Sheriffs




NON-CONFORMIST HISTORY AND RECORDS OF GLAMORGAN

History of Methodism in Glamorgan

Index to Holdings of Methodist Record for Glamorgan - Part 1

Index to Holdings of Methodist Record for Glamorgan - Part 2

Index to Holdings of Methodist Record for Glamorgan - Part 3

Index to Holdings of Other Non-Conformist Records - Part 1 A to C

Index to Holdings of Other Non-Conformist Records - Part 2 D to P

Index to Holdings of Other Non-Conformist Records - Part 3 R to Z




A transcript of a work by Marie Trevelyan (from Llantwit Major) about the great Non-Conformist preachers of Wales. Provided by the V Wales site




Howel Harris: A transcript of a work by Richard Bennett - Published on the web by The Revival Library




John Wesley: A transcript of a 19th century work by Bishop J.C.Ryle - Published on the web by The Revival Library




John Wesley: An abridged transcript of the Journal of John Wesley - Published on the web by The Revival Library




The Life and Art of Charles Wesley: by Victor Shepherd




George Whitefield: A transcript of a 19th century work by Bishop J.C.Ryle - Published on the web by The Revival Library





MILITARY HISTORIES

A Brief History of the Glamorgan Militia

A Contemporary Account of the Movements of The Glamorgan Militia 1798 - 1800 by John Williams, Militiaman

A Brief History of the Glamorgan Yeomanry Regiments

A Brief History of the Glamorgan Volunteer Regiments




SOME LINKS TO OTHER USEFUL SITES


WEBSITES SPECIFIC TO CARDIFF & THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN


AXIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY - LOCAL HISTORY FOR BARRY, GLAMORGAN

The website of this Barry based Local History Society. The site includes a photographic archive for Barry.




THE BUTETOWN HISTORY & ARTS CENTRE, CARDIFF

Website dealing with aspects of the Cardiff Docks area which used to be known as Tiger Bay




CARDIFF RECORDS - PAT SEWELL




CARDIFF CITY FOOTBALL CLUB - History

Under MEMORIES on this page there are a number of recollections of the club's history and photos. etc


THE CARDIFF CITY & COUNTY OFFICIAL PAGE

Official website for Cardiff which contains some historical data and quite a lot of photographs of Cardiff past and present. Also tourist information etc.Certainly worth looking at if you are planning to visit Cardiff or want to see old or current photos of the City.



THE COWBRIDGE WEBSITE

website for this Vale of Glamorgan Town.




THE LLANCARFAN VILLAGE PAGES

website for this Vale of Glamorgan village and the Llancarfan Society of which I am a member.




THE PENTYRCH VILLAGE PAGES

website for this Glamorgan village on the northern outskirts of Cardiff.




THE PENTYRCH LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

website for this Local History Society.




THE ROATH VILLAGE WEB

Website for this suburb of Cardiff provided by Hyperaction. Excellent local history site produced for/by local children but with a number of old photos etc. and items of local history. Worth a visit if you have an interest in the area.




THE St.BRIDES-SUPER-ELY WEBSITE

Excellent website for this small village near Cardiff provided by Billie McNamara. A tour of the village with photos etc.




THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN WEBSITE

A website devoted to the Vale of Glamorgan.




THE CHURCH IN WALES WEBSITE

Information on churches in Wales with photographs, historical & current details etc. A partcularly nice section on Llandaff Cathedral.




LLANDAFF CATHEDRAL WEBSITE

Information on the history of Llandaff Cathedral.




THE CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPAEDIA ARTICLE ON LLANDAFF CATHEDRAL

Early history of Llandaff Cathedral in Catholic times. From here you can also get to the main Catholic Encyclopaedia Website which contains articles on other churches in Wales and elsewhere




MORE GENERAL GLAMORGAN WEBSITES


GLAMORGAN RECORD OFFICE


GLAMORGAN FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY


GLAMORGAN HELP PAGE


SOUTH/WEST WALES LOOKUP


Jill Muir's List of Welsh words which might be found on Welsh Monumental Inscriptions.




WELSH LINKS

WELSH SETTLERS IN PATAGONIA

Jeremy Howat's excellent site on Welsh settlers giving lists of the settlers. In the process of being built up but well worth looking at.


NATIONAL LIBRARY OF WALES

The National Library Website now includes an on-line web directory of the library's holdings and a search engine. There is a specific section for Family History.


THE ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES OF WALES

Details of Family History Societies covering Wales




THE CASTLES OF WALES

Excellent site by Jeffrey L Thomas on Castles in Wales, with great pictures, history etc.


DATA WALES

An interesting site by John Weston which contains various data on Wales, much of it history related


THE IRON & STEEL INDUSTRY IN GLAMORGAN

A brief general history of these industries and some of the ironmaster families in Glamorgan.


THE WORKS OF MARIE TREVELYAN - A 19th century writer from Llantwit Major

This site is very well worth visiting. Marie Trevelyan's works on Welsh Life and Folklore make excellent reading and give some insight into life in Wales in general, but most specifically in Glamorgan. There are sections on Non-conformist preachers, Vale women, Farms and farmers, the old Welsh squires and many more fascinating subjects. It is part of a larger site called V Wales which has other points of interest.




LADY LLANOVER - THE BEE OF WALES

An interesting site by Helen Forder on this remarkable woman who, with her husband, Benjamin Hall, did much to support Welsh culture in the 19th century.




WEBSITES FOR MAPS


MULTIMAP

You can search for places on this site and obtain a map of the area.


LANDMARK FREE OS MAPS

Excellent site from which you can download copies of large scale old Ordnance Survey Maps of most parts of the UK


ALAN GODFREY MAPS

Providers of reprints of old maps etc. Some on-line.




GENERAL GENEALOGY WEBSITES WORTH VISITING



GENUKI


The Home Page of Genealogy UK & Ireland: A great place to start your family history search.



ROOTSWEB HOME PAGE


The Home Page of Rootsweb: Leads into all the various services which the organisation provides eg UK County Mailing Lists; Surnames Mailing Lists; Worldconnect GEDCOM repository; Rootsweb Family History Members Pages etc



DICK EASTMAN'S NEWSLETTER


The Home Page of Dick Eastman's very useful genealogy newsletter.



CYNDI'S LIST

The ultimate in links ! A huge list of links to all sorts of information of interest to family historians.




GENEALOGY GATEWAY

Another huge list of links to all sorts of information of interest to family historians.




GENLINKS

Another list of links to all sorts of information of interest to family historians. Also includes a genealogy forum.




GENEALOGY WEBSEARCH

Yet another list of links to all sorts of information of interest to family historians.




GENEALOGYLINKS

Yes ! Yet another list of links to all sorts of information of interest to family historians.




GENFAIR

The on-line Genealogy Shop for family historians.




GENUKI SURNAME INDEXES

The Index to GENUKI's Surname Interest Lists




LDS FAMILY SEARCH

The LDS Family Search page for the IGI etc




FREE BMD

Homepage of the project to make Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates available on line.




THE HISTORICAL MANUSRIPTS COMMISSION

Gives details of the holdings of historical manuscripts eg Estate Papers, Deeds etc




FAMILIA

Index to Libraries and other Resources which may be of use to Family Historians




THEATRE

The website for the Rootsweb Theatre Mailing List by Dave Jassie, which includes lots of information of use to family historians with entertainers amongst their ancestors. Included an increasing number of 1881 census records for theatricals, and links to other thetrical sites.




Click for SearchInWales.com




TWO FAMILY SITES

My Wifeís Site - History of Porlock Vale Riding School, Somerset


My son, Robertís site



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