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Glamorgan Archives
Glamorgan Home Guard records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DHG

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Glamorgan Home Guard records

Short Title: Glamorgan Home Guard records

Creation date(s): 1940-1946

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.18 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Glamorgan Home Guard


Administrative/Biographical history: The Home Guard, originally known as the Local Defence Volunteers, was set up in May 1940 to defend the British Home Front from enemy invasion. The Home Guard was instructed to stand down at the end of 1944.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to the Glamorgan Home Guard including nominal rolls and registers, 1940-1946


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to battalion

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by the Public Records Office (now the National Archives), 1951



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; The National Archives Home Front: Second World War, 1939-1945 - Domestic Records Information Sheet 48 ( viewed 17 July 2005

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2005

Military service, Voluntary | Wales | Glamorgan

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | Home Guard
Great Britain | Home Guard. | Glamorgan

Barry (Wales)
Bonvilston (Wales)
Bridgend (Wales)
Caerphilly (Wales)
Cardiff (Wales)
Cowbridge (Wales)
Gorseinon (Wales)
Llandaff (Wales)
Llantrisant (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales)
Newport (Wales)
Pontardawe (Wales : town)
Pontypridd (Wales)
St. Fagans (Wales)
Tongwynlais (Wales)
Wenvoe (Wales)
Whitchurch (Cardiff, Wales)

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