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The contact email addresses for the volunteers can be accessed on the encrypted address page.

If any Mac computer user has problems seeing the address page because of the encryption (which isn't Mac friendly) please contact coordinator for the volunteer's address.

 
Genuki.For more material and links to relevant websites, see the Genuki county & parish pages

Not everyone knows this. For a collection of historical snippets re CMN

 
War Memorials.

Two web sites have details of Carmarthensire War Memorials

Carmarthenshire

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Llandyfaelog ---photos, maps, history, links etc  
Llanegwad , a substantial site which contains varied information about the parish, and material from the Francis Jones Archive.  
Carmarthenshire Mining Industry in 1896 - A List by County of Coal & Metalliferous Mines
By the Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd., Britain's Active Mining History Society
From the Tables compiled by Joseph T. Robson, H.M.Inspector for the South Wales District in his Report for 1896
Online
Farms and Estates ; owners and occupiers from census and other records. These details have been submitted by members of Dyfed FHS and can be viewed on their site.  
Dyfed. This section of the Dyfed FHS site lists the parishes, churches, and chapels, within the three counties of Dyfed. It contains all those currently identified, by the National Library of Wales, where the location of registers is known. Each entry gives the OS National Grid Reference and name of the church or chapel, if known, (religious denomination), parish, county code and (page name).  
*St Davids Diocese Testators Wills Index Database 1564-1858 Carmarthenshire FHS
*South & West Wales Marriage Bonds & Fiats Index & Abstracts Database 1612-1800 Carmarthenshire FHS
*GRO Marriage Database 1837 September and December quarters Volume 26 whole of South Wales Carmarthenshire FHS
Railway companies which operated in Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan & Monmouthshire plus some in adjoining areas which ran into the former counties.

http://www.angelfire.com/ga/BobSanders/railways.html

 
Carmarthenshire  A site for historical snippets  relating to the town , county and parishes.    
Llanelly Historical Society have many items, including the following, available for viewing or for sale on their website:
  • A Llanelli Chronology
  • Civic Administration
  • Fire Service
  • Llanelli's Stacks
  • Llanelli Links
  • Notable Businesses
  • Notable Buildings
  • Notable Churches
  • Notable Houses
  • People from the past
  • Pubs & Inns
  • Power Stations
  • Schools & Education
  • Societies
  • Street Names
  • Tales of Seaside
  • Trade Directories
  • Trostre Works
  • Wheel of Industry
  • Publications on CDRom
  • Llanelli-Birth of a Town
  • Ebenezer Morris
  • History of Wales
  • History of Carmarthenshire
  • Melin Mynach
  • Old Llanelly
  • Parc Howard
  • Fenton's Tours in Wales
  • Pennant's Tours in Wales
  • The Story of Carmarthenshire
  • The Slates of Wales
Llanelly Historical Society
Eglwys Fair a Churig parish, Rhydyparc Unitarian Chapel

This is a translation by Anne Owen Taylor available online of part of an article in the December 1958 issue of the Unitarian magazine, Yr Ymofynnydd, describing two visits to Rhydyparc Unitarian Chapel .The passage translated concentrates on the history of the chapel.  INDEX

 

The Glynhir Estate in Llandybie parish.

Katy has extracts from assorted books, articles etc relating to the Glynhir Estate ONLY.

Please do not send her enquiries about Llandybie parish in general.

Katy Jenkins

Kidwelly. Here is Jeff Mansell's  impressive  Kidwelly   site currently containing details of  Charters;  Mayors; Images of Castles, Churches and Streets; Lordship map; Ministers' Accounts ; Rentals; Surveys.  
Llanelli, Box cemetery. Tel; 01554 773710

The lady who runs the index is a Mrs Porter and she is only there in the mornings.There is a charge for lookups.

 
Llanelly. 1892 trade directory , lists all street names and people who lived there, also their occupations. Most of the book is about the shops, pubs, hotels and other bodies such as football teams, tennis clubs and so on. There is a short history of Llanelly and  various  people who lived in the area . withdrawn
Rebecca Riots .Commissioners Report (1844) into the conditions in South Wales which contains a lot of background evidence and comment by Dyfed people. Backed by contemporary press extracts relating to the Rebecca Riots in the Llanelly, Llannon and Pontardulais areas. Indexed by witnesses. withdrawn
The Return of Owners of Land 1873    Carmarthen Sue Martin
Llangeler parish Tithe schedules and maps , from 1839 Sue Martin

Timeline of genealogically interesting dates on Gareth's Help Page

 

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*This source material was published by the Dyfed Family History Society , its web-site has full details of membership and other research services / publications available for purchase.

Carmarthenshire FHS offers various lookup entries marked * which are available from them as follows;
"All these indexes are available for free lookups as are all our books and microfiche, from Carmarthenshire FHS, for a request subscribe to Carmarthenshire-L-Request@rootsweb.com">Carmarthenshire-L-Request@rootsweb.com (The only charge made by Carmarthenshire FHS is if anyone wants to purchase an Index or requires any external research)"

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