..... Please note no meetings in December for Swansea, Bridgend and Pontypridd branches .....

Welcome to the Glamorgan Family History Society Website

On 28 November at 2pm at the Aberkenfig Resource Centre, Myko Clelland of Find My Past will be giving a talk entitled
"The 1939 Register: An Introduction"

Tickets now available on Eventbrite. Admission is free but please let us know if you are coming so we can predict
numbers for seating and refreshments.

Parking outside the ARC is limited so please share cars where possible or use public transport.

The ARC will be open from 10.30 am for Beginners' Session/Introduction to our Resources.

Please let our Membership Secretary know if you wish to book a place on the morning session. 

email: membership@glamfhs.org.uk.


We still have a number of vacancies for important Society roles  ...  in particular we are looking for a new Journal Editor or Assistant Editor.  The role does not have to be undertaken by someone local to South Wales.   See job description in the December journal.

 For further information contact editor@glamfhs.org.uk


  Aberkenfig Resource Centre (The ARC): The Centre is usually open on a Wednesday from 10.30am – 3pm,

 Here you can carry out research by browsing all the Society's records. using our Reference Library, receiving expert 
help and much more. There is Internet access and both members and visitors are welcome.

Shop: The main addition is our On-Line Shop where you can purchase our many CD, and Booklet publications. A new feature is the ability to download many (not all) of our “In House” CDs in Adobe Acrobat format which will save the postage costs and be immediately available on your desktop.

Also on the Shop menu you will find our “Postal Sales”.  We have included this feature for those who do not want to purchase items over the Internet. The Booklet and CD lists have been copied from our old site. To purchase items simply send a STERLING cheque to the appropriate address and leave the rest to us.

Documents:  Here you will find documents that are free to search and include the Journal Article Index from 01 to the current issue, as well as our recently updated lists of Unwanted Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates .  A Members Only (Future) and a full list of pdf files are all in the document section, together with a copy of the Society's Constitution.

About the GFHS: This section contains details of the Society AGM, who’s who etc. as well as National and Local events.

Register: To make a purchase and use our Members area (when available) you must register - This is done by completing the Registration form and then submitting it. You only need to register once. Just remember your email address and password. 

Membership:  This section contains all you need for Membership application, renewals, and Members' Interests (Updated quarterly).

Branches: This section currently displays the dates of the Branch Meetings. Any member and guests, can attend any meeting

Gallery: This section houses photographs of events or places of interest. Currently it includes images of the 2013 Family History Fair at Merthyr and Llandeilo Tal y Bont Church which has been reconstructed at St Fagans Museum.

Help: Our 'Notes for Beginners' appear here, plus a page of internet links and some useful postal addresses.

Projects: All you need to know about 'Projects' - procedures etc. etc.

Contact Us: Here you can ask general questions by filling in the form and clicking the “send” button. Directions to the ARC can be found here – you can enter your post code and detailed directions and a map will be displayed.

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