Welcome to the new website for Glamorgan Family History Society. Here you will find all that was on our old site plus more. The charity (registered charity number 1059537) was founded in 1974 with the specific aim of supporting the family historian who wishes to research Glamorgan Family History.
Aberkenfig Resource Centre (The ARC): The Centre is 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 the Unwanted 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.