GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

WALES MAILING LISTS



  1. 1911-CENSUS-HELP. A mailing list for people that need help understanding and reading the United Kingdom 1911 census records covering the census areas of England and Wales. Lookup requests for this census will not be allowed. To subscribe send "subscribe" to 1911-census-help-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or 1911-census-help-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  2. 74TH_REGIMENT_OF_FOOT. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the 74th Regiment of Foot, a British regiment of the American Revolutionary War. To subscribe send "subscribe" to 74th_regiment_of_foot-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or 74th_regiment_of_foot-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  3. BlaenauGwent. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the areas of Nantyglo, Blaina, Brynmawr, Tredegar, Abertillery, and LLanhilleth in the county of Monmouthshire (Gwent), Great Britain. To subscribe send "subscribe" to blaenaugwent-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or blaenaugwent-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  4. CARMARTHENSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. Appropriate topics for the list include genealogy, family history, and general Carmarthenshire information. To subscribe send "subscribe" to carmarthenshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or carmarthenshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  5. CARMARTHENSHIRE-FHS. A mailing list for the members of the Carmarthenshire Family History Society (FHS), county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, to discuss Society activities and exchange information regarding sources of information for Carmarthenshire research. Non-members of the Society should use the CARMARTHENSHIRE list described above. Additional information can be found on the Carmarthenshire FHS web page. To subscribe send a message to Richard James at richardjames@carmarthenshirefhs.co.uk stating your Society membership number and requesting that you be added to the list.
  6. CLWYD. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in north-east Wales, United Kingdom - in effect, the pre-1974 counties of Flintshire, Denbighshire and the Edeyrnion district of Meirionethshire. To subscribe send "subscribe" to clwyd-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or clwyd-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  7. DYFED. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Wales, United Kingdom counties of Cardiganshire, Carmartheshire, and Pembrokeshire. To subscribe send "subscribe" to dyfed-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or dyfed-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  8. ENG-ARCHIVES. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Archives of England and Wales, both national and regional. Topics include utilizing the search engine of The National Archives (TNA), discussing TNA's "Your Archives" project, providing related news and releases, and general discussion and advice about the repositories and the services offered. To subscribe send "subscribe" to eng-archives-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or eng-archives-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  9. FreeBMD-Admins. A mailing list for discussing, implementing, developing and organising the FreeBMD project. FreeBMD stands for Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths. The objective of the FreeBMD Project is to provide free Internet access to the Civil Registration index information for England and Wales that is greater than 100 years old. More recent data will be accepted but will be stored until we are able to publish it, either because it is 100 years old or because the Office for National Statistics (ONS) gives us wider permissions. FreeBMD is a very new project with significantly less then one percent of the records in the database, so you should not expect to find your relatives in the database at this time. What is needed are transcribers! Additional information can be found on the FreeBMD website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to freebmd-admins-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or freebmd-admins-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode). We are looking for dedicated volunteers for this phase so, once you have subscribed, please announce yourself on the list and describe the aspects that interest you most.
  10. FreeBMD-News. A read-only mailing list for people who are interested in how the FreeBMD project is progressing. FreeBMD stands for Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths. The objective of the project is to provide free Internet access to the Civil Registration index information for England and Wales that is greater than 100 years old. Postings will announce major decisions, track progress, and promulgate calls for volunteers. Traffic is expected to be light (e.g., a message every few days). Additional information can be found on the FreeBMD website. To subscribe send the following to freebmd-news-l-request@rootsweb.com: subscribe
  11. FRONGOCH-WALES. A mailing list for descendants of the residents of Frongoch farm in Northern Wales (3 miles from Bala) which traces its history back to the 14th Century. Documentation that one's family actually lived on this farm is needed. To subscribe send "subscribe" to frongoch-wales-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or frongoch-wales-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  12. GLAMORGAN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the county of Glamorgan, Wales. To subscribe send "subscribe" to glamorgan-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or glamorgan-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  13. GWREIDDIAU. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Wales, United Kingdom. The language for the list is Welsh. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gwreiddiau-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gwreiddiau-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  14. LEGAL-ENGWLS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the legal aspects of genealogical research in England and Wales including copyright, database rights, data protection, and privacy. To subscribe send "subscribe" to legal-engwls-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or legal-engwls-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  15. MONMOUTHSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the county of Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. Interested individuals may want to check out a complete Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire for 1901. To subscribe send "subscribe" to monmouthshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or monmouthshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  16. monfh. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Monmouthshire, Wales. Additional information can be found on the Monmouthshire Family History website. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/monfh/ or by sending the following to monfh-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  17. PA-WELSH-EARLY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Welsh who settled in southeastern Pennsylvania prior to 1750. To subscribe send "subscribe" to pa-welsh-early-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or pa-welsh-early-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  18. POWYS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Wales, United Kingdom counties of Breconshire, Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire, and areas bordering those counties. To subscribe send "subscribe" to powys-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or powys-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  19. QUAKER-BRITISH-ISLES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Quaker ancestors in the British Isles. To subscribe send "subscribe" to quaker-british-isles-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or quaker-british-isles-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  20. UK-CAERWENT-COMMUNITY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the community of Caerwent, Monmouthshire, Wales, on the border between England and Wales. To subscribe send "subscribe" to uk-caerwent-community-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or uk-caerwent-community-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  21. WalesandWest. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding families in Wales, Borders and the southwest of England including, in particular, all of Wales and the England counties of Shropshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. Discussion of other counties is appropriate if there is a connection to one or more of the above. You can subscribe from http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/WalesandWest/ or by sending the following to walesandwest-subscribe@yahoogroups.co.uk: subscribe
  22. Wales-CC. A mailing list for use by the WorldGenWeb County Coordinators for Wales, United Kingdom, to discuss the creation of single sources for genealogy databases dealing with their areas and the development of related County web pages. Others who are interested in this project and wish to participate in the discussions are welcome; however, queries on individual research efforts are beyond the scope of the list and other mailing lists should be used for this purpose. To subscribe send email to Barbara Lavin stevel@bellatlantic.net describing your interests in the Project and requesting that you be added to the list.
  23. WALES-GEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Wales, United Kingdom. The language for the list is English. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wales-gen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wales-gen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  24. WALES-LOCAL-HISTORY. A mailing list for anyone with both an historical and genealogical interest in Wales, United Kingdom. This list will discuss local history and historical events about any area of Wales, or about Wales in general. The affects on our ancestors, the environment in which they lived, the food they ate, the stories they told and the different conditions between other areas of Wales. Anything historical is on topic. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wales-local-history-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wales-local-history-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  25. Wales-Rooters. A mailing list for anyone with a historic or genealogical interest in Wales, United Kingdom. Surname queries are welcome. To subscribe send the following to nywales-rooters-request@genexchange.org: subscribe
  26. WELSH-L. Aims to foster the amicable discussion of questions of the Welsh language, Welsh culture, history and politics, and to offer a forum for speakers and learners of the Welsh language. Genealogical queries may be posted as long as the queries are in Welsh. (English may be used on WELSH-L to discuss questions of grammar, not questions of Grandma!). Diolch yn fawr i chi. To subscribe send the following to listserv@listserv.heanet.ie: SUBSCRIBE WELSH-L firstname lastname
  27. WELSH-EMIGRANTS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding emigrants from Wales to any other country in the world. To subscribe send "subscribe" to welsh-emigrants-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or welsh-emigrants-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  28. WELSH-IN-USA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in families from Wales, United Kingdom, who settled in the United States. To subscribe send "subscribe" to welsh-in-usa-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or welsh-in-usa-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  29. WLS-ANGLESEY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-anglesey-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-anglesey-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  30. WLS-BRECONSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-breconshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-breconshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  31. WLS-CAERNARFONSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-caernarfonshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-caernarfonshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  32. WLS-CARDIGANSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the county of Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-cardiganshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-cardiganshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  33. WLS-CMN-FELINFOEL. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Felinfoel, Carmarthenshire, Wales. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-cmn-felinfoel-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-cmn-felinfoel-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  34. WLS-DENBIGHSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-denbighshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-denbighshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  35. WLS-FLINTSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-flintshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-flintshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  36. WLS-GLAM-BRITONFERRY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales; a sea-port on the Neath (Nedd) River on Swansea Bay. Discussion includes surrounding towns sharing similar industry; Neath, Baclan and others. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-glam-britonferry-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-glam-britonferry-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  37. WLS-GWYNEDD. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, which includes the historical counties of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-gwynedd-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-gwynedd-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  38. WLS-MERIONETHSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Merionethnshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-merionethshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-merionethshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  39. WLS-MONMOUTHSHIRE-ARCHIVES. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding historical documents pertaining to the county of Monmouthshire, Wales. The goal is to collect any type of record of genealogical interest such as census, church records, wills, maps, family deeds, estate papers, photographs, etc. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-monmouthshire-archives-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-monmouthshire-archives-d-request@rootsweb.co m (digest mode).
  40. WLS-MONTGOMERYSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-montgomeryshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-montgomeryshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  41. WLS-OGMORE-VALLEY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Ogmore Valley, Bridgend (formerly Mid-Glamorgan), Wales. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-ogmore-valley-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-ogmore-valley-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  42. WLS-PEMBROKESHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the county of Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-pembrokeshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-pembrokeshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  43. WLS-RADNORSHIRE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the pre-1974 county of Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-radnorshire-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-radnorshire-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  44. WLS-SWANSEA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the city of Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-swansea-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-swansea-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  45. WLS-USK-WYE-VALLEY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the area between the river Usk and the river Wye in Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. To subscribe send "subscribe" to wls-usk-wye-valley-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or wls-usk-wye-valley-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).


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