The document is made up of extracts from various Genealogical publications and was first published as is, in Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Newsletter, October 2010.

http://www.surnames.behindthename.com  – one of the trickiest areas to negotiate when researching Welsh genealogy is the surnames.  This site contains the meaning of specific Welsh forenames and surnames.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/history ~ this BBC Family History site contains useful background information on names.

http://www.llgc.org.uk ~ the National Library of Wales has many online databases. Click on English to enter, then Family History.

http://www.swan.ac.uk/swcc ~ this is the South Wales Coalfield Collection.

http://www.walesgenweb.com ~ the Wales Genweb includes links to other useful websites.

http://www.welshmormonhistory.org ~ Welsh Mormon History with links.

http://www.fhswales.org.uk ~ the Association of Family History Societies of Wales site with links across the top which lead to many more.

http://www.bl.uk/ ~ the British Library website – type Wales into the search box.

http://www.ellisisland.org ~ if you had Welsh ancestors who left for America, try this site - by name.

http://history.powys.org.uk/ ~ Radnorshire - Powys Heritage Online is an excellent starting point for Welsh history and of special interest is the Powys: A Day in the Life Project which uses old documents and photographs to compare life in 1891 with accounts of a day in the life of local people in 2002.

http://www.rgreen.org.uk/Radnor.html ~ explore the Radnor valley.

http://www.cpat.demon.co.uk/projects/longer/churches/churches.htm ~ the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust has an excellent survey of
Radnorshire Churches here.

http://www.cefnpennar.com/rad1873land/index.htm ~ Search surnames A-Z from the Returns of Owners of Land 1873 in Radnor. Click on All
Wales Index for similar records in other counties.

http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Radnorshire ~ has over twenty war memorials listed - complete with names.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps ~ find a range of Radnorshire maps here and also other Welsh counties as well as
England and Scotland.

http://www.pembrokeshire-online.co.uk/history2.htm ~ Pembrokeshire - here is an interesting history of the county.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~walesle/pem/pem.htm ~ use the Pembrokeshire Lookup Exchange to find missing ancestors and search the Pembrokeshire Families Project at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/PEM/PEMFamilies.html#Table

http://www.welshmariners.org.uk – search for mariner ancestors.

http://www.swanseamariners.org.uk/ ~ find out more about Swansea mariners.

http://home.clara.net/trallwyn/celtpemb.html ~ Celtic Pembrokeshire can be found here.

http://www.castlewales.com/stdavid.html ~ enjoy the history of St David’s Cathedral and at the Cathedral’s own website

http://www.stdavidscathedral.org.uk ~ St David's Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire.

http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/text/chap_page.jsp?t_id=Cambrensis_Tour&c_id=14 ~ read the observations of Gerald of Wales, born in Pembrokeshire around 1146, as he journeyed through the country with the Archbishop of Canterbury. 



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