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Online Event: Researching in Merthyr Tydfil and the surrounding area - Carolyn Jacob
Saturday 18 September 2021, 11:00am - 09:00pm
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Register on Eventbrite:  Researching in Merthyr Tydfil and the surrounding area - Carolyn Jacob

 Considering Merthyr Tydfil, its history, unique features and problems in researching family history here.

About this event

This session will cover:-

  • History, the background history of Merthyr Tydfil, what is different about this area and who lived here.
  • Religion, what records exist which can assist family historians.
  • The Census Returns, its gaps and problems.
  • Burials in Merthyr Tydfil and the records available.
  • Occupations, directories, registers of electors.
  • Newspapers and the Merthyr Tydfil Branch Project

Our speaker: Carolyn Jacob

Carolyn is the former information librarian at Merthyr Tydfil and a GFHS member.

 

Location Online via Zoom
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