Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society

Cymdeithas Achyddol Maldwyn


GenFair Online bookshop, where you can pay for our European and Overseas membership subscriptions and publications by credit card.

FindMyPast services Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society has a number of Births, Marriages & Banns, Burials and Memorial Inscriptions records on this website and any records clicked on will generate funds for the Society

National Library of Wales
The National Library of Wales catalogue. Its collection of printed books and manuscripts is the most important in Wales. Numerous items of family history interest (deeds, rentals, etc).

The National Archives
The National Archives, London. Its catalogue of over 11 million items, now called Discovery, is searchable online. Probably used most by family historians for 1st World War and other service records (see classes WO/97, WO/363 and WO/364), but an essential source for much else.

North Wales BMD
The North Wales BMD website containing indexes of births, marriages and deaths from 1837 to about 1950. MGS is a participating society. Montgomeryshire section now complete. Searchable free online.

British Library
The British Library printed books catalogue. A huge online catalogue. The BL is important for early Welsh books, journals and manuscripts, for which it was the principal repository prior to the establishment of the National Library of Wales in 1907.

British Library
The British Library manuscripts catalogue.

Bangor University Library
Bangor University Library. Often overlooked, but important for Welsh material.

Powys War Memorials Project
The Powys War Memorials Project playlist featuring a number of films about war memorial research in Powys, including many in Montgomeryshire.
Powys War Memorials Project youtube playlist

Powys Family History Society
The Powys Family History Society helps research in to your family history in Breconshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.

Commonwealth War Graves
The Commonwealth War Graves commission. Its huge database of war graves, including those of Welsh service personnel, is searchable online.

Powysland Club
The Powysland Club, Montgomeryshire's county historical society (in fact its coverage is much wider) and the oldest such society in Wales. Responsible in particular for its journal since 1867 the Montgomeryshire Collections, "for the collecting and printing, for the use of its members, of the historical, ecclesiastical, genealogical, topographical, and literary remains of Montgomeryshire".

Montgomeryshire Society
Site dedicated to the Montgomeryshire Society, founded in 1927 as a social and cultural society for Montgomeryshire people. Main focus is on Montgomeryshire "expats" in London.

Powys County Record Office
The Powys County Record Office.

Denbighshire County Record Office
The Denbighshire County Record Office.

Association of Family History Societies
The Association of Family History Societies of Wales

Church in Wales
The Church in Wales website. Provides details of all current churches in the archbishopric.

Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments
The Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, which has a national role in the management of the archaeological, built and maritime heritage of Wales.