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Dyfed Family History Society records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 D/FHS

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Dyfed Family History Society Records

Short Title: Dyfed Family History Society records

Creation date(s): 1982-2003 (accumulated 1982-2003)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: -

Name of creator(s): Dyfed Family History Society


Administrative/Biographical history: Dyfed Family History Society was founded in 1982, to encourage and assist those interested in genealogy in Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. The Society has local Branches in Llandovery, Haverfordwest, Cardigan, Llanelli, Carmarthen and London. The Society publishes and annula Journal, and its memebrs have undertaken transcription and indexing of Anglican and Nonconformist registers, monumental inscriptions, and the 1881 Census relating to the area.


Scope and content/abstract: Dyfed Family History Journal, 1982-2003; index of marriages in Cardiganshire, at Blaenpennal, Cilcennin, Llanbadarn Trefeglwys, Llanddeiniol, Llanddewi Aberarth, Llangwyryfon, Llanilar, Llanrhystud, Llansantffraed and Llanychaiarn; transcripts of Cardiganshire non-conformist registers at the Public Record Office, 1785-1837, [2000]; monumental inscriptions of various churches; and transcript (on fiche) of the 1881 Cardiganshire census, with surname index, birthplace index, census place index, and accompanying notes [2000].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Dyfed Family History Journal; index of marriages; transcripts of Cardiganshire non-conformist registers; monumental inscriptions; and transcript of the 1881 Cardiganshire census (on fiche).

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Ceredigion Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: eng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office by the Dyfed Family History Society between 1982-1994


Existence and location of originals: The Public Record Office holds the originals of the transcribed Nonconformist registers.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source were used to compile this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Dyfed Family History Society D/FHS; Dyfed Family History Society website (, viewed 6th November 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003

Dyfed Family History Society, | Records and correspondence
Marriage records | Wales | Ceredigion

Personal names

Corporate names
Dyfed Family History Society

Blaenpennal (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Cilcennin (Wales)
Llanbadarn Trefeglwys (Wales)
Llanddeiniol (Wales)
Llanddewi Aber-arth (Wales)
Llangwyryfon (Wales)
Llanilar (Wales)
Llanrhystud (Wales)
Llansantffraed (Ceredigion, Wales)
Llanychaearn (Wales)

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