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History Organisations in Caerphilly County Borough

Bedwas & Trethomas Local History Group
Caerphilly County Borough Family History Society
Caerphilly Local History Society
The Darran Valley History Group
Fleur-de-Lys History Society
Gelligaer Historical Society
Gwent Family History Society – Blackwood Branch
Mynyddislwyn Heritage Society
Nelson History & Llancaiach Civic & Historical Society
Oxford House (Risca) Industrial Historical Society
Pontllanfraith Local History Society
Rhymney Valley Transport Presevation Society
Ruperra Conservation Trust
Winding House Friends and Volunteers
 
Some other local history organisations

Where to find historical information

Glamorgan Archives– where Records relating to East Glamorgan are kept
National Library of Wales– where Records relating to Wales are kept
   Welsh Tithe Maps – View maps of 1840 – An interesting site but need perseverance.
   Welsh Newspapers – Newspapers (both Welsh and English language) up to 1918
The National Archive– where Records relating to Britain are kept
National Library of Scotland – Maps – The best place to find O.S. Maps online (1870-1950)
Old Merthy Tydfil – photos of Merthyr Borough including Trelewis & Bedlinog  (originally Alan George Merthyr website)
Gwent Archives – where Records relating to Monmothshire/Gwent are kept
The Winding House – The Museum for Caerphilly County Borough
Caerphilly Borough Chronicle – The Borough’s official history
Caerphilly Borough Library – Includes a searchable catalogue of their books. Bargoed Library has a good family history section
Llancaiach Fawr – An historic building within the Borough
Archives Wales
The Peoples Collection Wales

The old Fochrhiw website now archived   (Getting archived screen can be slow)
Much of our previous website is also on the UK Internet Archive see   from  2010    and  from   2014