About Us

Glamorgan Family History Society was formed in 1974 and was known as the Heraldic & Genealogical Society of Wales. This changed in 1976 to the South Wales Family History Society and in 1983 to the Glamorgan Family History Society.

We have six local branches:

  • Aberdare & Cynon Valley
  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff & Vale
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Pontypridd & Rhondda
  • Swansea

……… and a Resource Centre at Aberkenfig.

The Glamorgan FHS is a member of the Welsh Association of Family History Societies(AFHSW), South West Area Group of Family (SWAG) and the Federation of Family History Societies.