Welcome to the Glamorgan Family History Society Website



Aberkenfig Resource Centre (The ARC)

The Centre is usually open the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of each month 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. Please telephone to book a computer or time with a volunteer before you visit. Tel: 01656 728531 or email arc@glamfhs.org.uk

Our On-Line Shop  is where you can purchase our many CD, and Booklet publications. You can 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.

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 2015 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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Pontypridd & Rhondda Branch Meeting
Tues 17th Oct Branch AGM  
7.00pm at Pontypridd Museum, Bridge Street, Pontypridd CF37 4PE