This has been a big and impressive week for records release from If you have Welsh ancestors this is a great resource. See below:

We have just published almost 4 million Welsh parish registers on

This is the first time that the complete Welsh parish baptism, marriage and death records have been published online and is fantastic news for anyone with Welsh ancestors.

The records cover Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Glamorganshire. Further details are as follows:

  • Baptisms: 1,418,921 records covering 1538-1911
  • Marriages: 950,254 records covering 1539-1926
  • Banns: 340,002 records covering 1701-1926
  • Burials: 1,169,685 records covering 1539-2007

Coming soon are records for the following counties: Anglesey, Brecknockshire, Caernarvonshire, Merionethshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, Pembrokeshire and Radnorshire.

We are proud to be working with the National Library of Wales and the Welsh County Archivists Group to bring you these records.

Search the Welsh parish records now

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