Researching your family and local history
The BBC's 'Who do you think you are?' programme has made tracing family history very popular. Researching your local area or house can also be absorbing, so you can use this page to point you in the right direction
West Glamorgan Archives Service
The Archives service can be found at the Civic Centre (County Hall) in Swansea and the service is available to the public as detailed below -
There is a search room and a family history room with helpful and enthusiastic staff who can help you discover the past.
The Archives and Museum Service now have an online shop where you can purchase cards and books about the local area. Log on to www.swanseabayhistoryshop.com today!
Swansea Library Service
The National Archives
The BBC has a very useful site that gives many hints and tips to people researching their past, including areas about searching immigration records and the military.
Within this site is a county-by-county guide to the principal Local Studies Libraries, Archives and County Record Offices.