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** Carmarthenshire RESOURCES **
« on: Monday 14 February 11 06:51 GMT (UK) »
Some Carmarthenshire Resources

To help you find things more quickly, we have grouped the resources into categories. 
Not all resources can be ordered into single categories, so please check carefully,
what the other 'categories' are offering.
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Census Records

Llangunnor Census Records

http://www.llangunnor.net/census.php

Vital Records (BMD)
including Births, Marriages, Deaths, Burials, from civil and parish records.

Trelech-a'r-Bettws Bishop's Transcripts
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Tre-LecharBetws/BTs.html#1797

Marriages
Carmarthen St Peter's 1813-37
http://web.archive.org/web/20041209085800/www.rootsweb.com/~wlscfhs/cmnmarriages1813-1837.PDF

Memorial Inscriptions

Llandyfeisant
http://web.archive.org/web/20061001225022/www.dyfedfhs.org.uk/register/cmnildft.htm

Llanycrwys
http://web.archive.org/web/20061001224934/www.dyfedfhs.org.uk/register/cmnilyws.htm

Llansawel
http://web.archive.org/web/20061001224908/www.dyfedfhs.org.uk/register/cmnilswl.htm



Images and Photos

Llanelli Machynys & Bwlch Area Photographs 1950s
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,501765.0.html

Victorian Photographers in Carmarthenshire
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/VicPhoto1.html#CMN


Maps and Land Records

Old Maps of Carmarthenshire 23 old maps from 1607 to 1891
http://www.rootschat.com/links/0uon/

1:10,560 OS Map Carmarthenshire
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/map.aspx?compid=55183

Carmarthenshire Return of Owners of Land 1873
http://www.cefnpennar.com/crm1873land/index.htm

Rent Rolls 1753 Kidwelly
http://www.kidwellyhistory.co.uk/Rentals/Rent1753.htm


Schools, Workhouses and other Institutions

Schools
Whitland and Grammar school
http://www.whitlandreunion.blogspot.com/

Ffynnonwen Primary and Village of Login, Cilmaenllwyd
http://www.ffynnonwenlogin.blogspot.com/


Carmarthenshire Workhouses
Carmarthen
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Carmarthen/

Llandilo Fawr
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/LlandiloFawr/
 
Llandovery
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Llandovery/

Llanelly
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Llanelly/

Newcastle-In-Emlyn ( Newcastle Emlyn)
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/NewcastleInEmlyn/

Carmarthen Gaol Felons
A database of cases 1844-71 based on the Register of Felons (Acc 4916) held by Carmarthenshire Archives. Contains photographs of some of the felons!
http://www.welshlegalhistory.org/carms-felons-register.php

Llandeilofawr Union Punishment Book 1878-1907
http://llandeilo.org/workhouse2.php

Dyfed Powys Police Virtual Museum
http://www.dyfed-powys.police.uk/en/whatwedo/museum/

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Re: ** Carmarthenshire RESOURCES **
« Reply #1 on: Monday 14 February 11 07:04 GMT (UK) »
Some Carmarthenshire Resources

To help you find things more quickly, we have grouped the resources into categories. 
Not all resources can be ordered into single categories, so please check carefully,
what the other 'categories' are offering.
_________________________________________________________________________


Miscellaneous

Ecclesiastical Parishes of Carmarthenshire
There is a list of the parishes on GENUKI:
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/


The History of Carmarthenshire

West Camarthenshire Heritage
http://www.chrt.org.uk


Castles of Wales includes Kidwelly, Llansteffan, Laugharne, Dryslwyn, Dinefwr, and fairy tale Carreg Cennen  :)
http://www.castlewales.com/wales_s.html

Aberglasney House
http://www.aberglasney.org/index.php

Carmarthenshire Snippets
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ukwales2/HelpPagepearlsCarmarthen.html
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ukwales2/HelpPagepearlsCarmarthen2.html

Mining in Carmarthenshire

Includes some Carmarthenshire Mining Info
http://people.exeter.ac.uk/pfclaugh/mhinf/contents.htm#wales

Coal Mining
Welsh Coal Mines site includes Carmarthenshire coal mines:
http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/index.html

Coal Mining in 1930s
http://www.terrynorm.ic24.net/mining%20thirties.htm

Cwmamman History includes info on seams, mines, accidents, etc
http://www.cwmammanhistory.co.uk/

Early Iron and Coal Industry in Carmarthenshire:
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Lloyd.html


Navigable rivers and canals:
http://www.jim-shead.com/waterways/localww.php?cy=Carmarthenshire


Local Resources (Places, Parishes, ... )
Some of these sites may include census data, parish registers, MIs, images and other data sources.

Ammanford Website
http://www.terrynorm.ic24.net/

Ammanford and District Achaeology & History Society
http://ammanhist.org.uk/

Cwmamman History
http://www.cwmammanhistory.co.uk/
 
Kidwelly History with lots of links
http://www.kidwellyhistory.co.uk/
 
Laugharne Website
http://www.laugharne.co.uk/

Llandeilo Website
http://www.llandeilo.org/
 
Llanegwad Website
http://www.llanegwad-carmarthen.co.uk/

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Re: ** Carmarthenshire RESOURCES **
« Reply #2 on: Monday 14 February 11 07:09 GMT (UK) »
Some Carmarthenshire Resources

To help you find things more quickly, we have grouped the resources into categories. 
Not all resources can be ordered into single categories, so please check carefully,
what the other 'categories' are offering.
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Directories

1830 Pigot and Co Directory for Cenarth
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Cenarth/Pigot1830.html

Kidwelly
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Kidwelly/Pigot1830.html

Laugharne
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/StClears/Pigot1830.html

Llandeilo fawr
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/LlandeiloFawr/Pigot1830.html

Llandingad
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Llandingad/Pigot1830.html

Llanelli
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Llanelli/Pigot1830.html

Llangadock
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Llangadock/Pigot1830.html


1844 Pigot and Co Directory of Carmarthen
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Carmarthen/Pigot1844.html

1868 Slater's Directory of Kidwelly, Ferry Side, and Neighbourhood
http://www.kidwellyhistory.co.uk/Directories/1868.htm

1875 Kidwelly Directory
http://www.kidwellyhistory.co.uk/Directories/1875.htm

1895 Kelly's Directory for South Wales for Betws
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Betws/Kellys1895.html

1910 Kelly's Directory for South Wales for Ammanford & Betws
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/Betws/Kelly1910Aman.html

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Re: ** Carmarthenshire RESOURCES **
« Reply #3 on: Monday 14 February 11 07:22 GMT (UK) »
Some Carmarthenshire Resources

To help you find things more quickly, we have grouped the resources into categories. 
Not all resources can be ordered into single categories, so please check carefully,
what the other 'categories' are offering.
_________________________________________________________________________



General Resources


Carmarthenshire FHS
http://www.carmarthenshirefhs.info/

Carmarthenshire familysearch.wiki pages
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Carmarthenshire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire Wikipedia page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmarthenshire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Carmarthenshire


County Websites, Archives, Libraries, Museums, Local History Groups and Societies

Carmarthenshire County Council
http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/Pages/default.aspx


Carmarthenshire Archives
http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/english/education/archives/pages/home.aspx

Books, Newspapers, Magazines and other Media

Carmarthenshire Historian
http://www.carmarthenshirehistorian.org/


Marriages

Carmarthen st Peter's 1813-37
http://web.archive.org/web/20041209085800/www.rootsweb.com/~wlscfhs/cmnmarriages1813-1837.PDF


Churches, Graveyards and Memorial Inscriptions (MI)

Llandyfeisant
http://web.archive.org/web/20061001225022/www.dyfedfhs.org.uk/register/cmnildft.htm

Llanycrwys
http://web.archive.org/web/20061001224934/www.dyfedfhs.org.uk/register/cmnilyws.htm

Llansawel
http://web.archive.org/web/20061001224908/www.dyfedfhs.org.uk/register/cmnilswl.htm

Carmarthen County War Memorial
http://www.laugharnewarmemorial.co.uk/

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For some more resources enter Carmarthenshire genealogy and Carmarthenshire family history in your favourite search-engines.
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