Record Offices in Wales

A list of the record offices in Wales arranged in modern county order. Check the website before you visit, as you may need to book ahead.

Deciding which one to call or visit

If you’re not sure which office to contact, start with the one physically closest to the location of the event you are trying to find out about, then work outwards. A quick phone call to the record office will give you an idea of whether they might have the information you require.

County Record Office Address Phone Number
Anglesey Anglesey Archives Anglesey Archives, Industrial Estate Road, Bryn Cefni Industrial Estate, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales, LL77 7JA +44 (0)1248 751930
Brecknockshire Brecknockshire records are in Powys Archives
Caernarfonshire Caernarfonshire records are in Gwynedd Archives
Carmarthenshire Carmarthenshire Archives Carmarthenshire Archives, Parc Myrddin, Richmond Terrace, Carmarthen, SA31 1HQ +44 (0)1267 228232
Cardiganshire Cardiganshire records are in Ceredigion Archives
Ceredigion Ceredigion Archives Ceredigion Archives, County Offices, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2DE +44 (0)1970 633697
Denbighshire Denbighshire Archives Denbighshire Archives, The Old Gaol, 46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin, LL15 1HP +44 (0)1824 708250
Flintshire Flintshire Record Office Flintshire Record Office, The Old Rectory, Rectory Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire, CH5 3NR +44 (0)1244 532364
Glamorgan Glamorgan Archives Glamorgan Archives, Clos Parc Morgannwg, Leckwith, Cardiff, CF11 8AW +44 (0)292 0872200
Gwent Gwent Archives Gwent Archives, Steelworks Road, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, NP23 6DN +44 (0)1495 353363
Gwynedd Gwynedd Archives Caernarfon Record Office, Swyddfa’r Cyngor, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1SH +44 (0)1286 679095
Gwynedd Meirionnydd Archives, Ffordd y Bala, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2YF +44 (0)1341 424682
Merionethshire Merionethshire records are in Powys Archives
Monmouthshire Monmouthshire records are in Gwent Archives
Montgomeryshire Montgomeryshire records are in Powys Archives
Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire Record Office Pembrokeshire Record Office, The Castle, Haverfordwest, SA61 2EF +44 (0)1437 763707
Powys Powys Archives Powys Archives, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG +44 (0)1597 826088
Radnorshire Radnorshire records are in Powys Archives
West Glamorgan West Glamorgan Archive Service West Glamorgan Archive Service, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3SN +44 (0)1792 636589

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