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Census Records Parish Registers (Church & Chapel Registers)
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Windows 7      Installation Procedure
Glamorgan FHS 1841, 1851 and 1861 Census CDs
Insert the CD and follow the on screen setup instructions.
Once the last message has been displayed with a message e.g. "...installed successfully" you will be returned to the desktop.
At this point click on the Start button and find the Glamorgan program.
Right click on the "Glamorgan18??"  option and a popup menu will appear (see left picture). Left click the mouse on the "Run as administrator" option and the software will start.
Next time the CD is inserted, it will auto start without the setup procedure.
The procedure is the same for the 1841, 1851 and 1861 CDs.If this is not done then you will need to run the setup procedure each time the disc is inserted.

Windows

Glamorgan FHS 1841, 1851 and 1861 Census CDs
Installing Census CD's with PC's using the VISTA Operating System

These CDs can be successfully installed on computers using Microsoft Vista operating system. For ease of installation, you should first turn OFF User Account Control on your computer by going to Control Panel,  selecting  User Accounts, and taking the option to turn off User Account Control . This can be turned back on after the CD has been installed
To install a 1851 CD purchased prior to May 2006 see additional note under the 1851 CD review
The "In House" CD's should work OK on Vista. - Problem ? - "tip" Right click the CD symbol and run it from there as an administrator.

Glamorgan 1841    Unit Price :- 5.00  + p&p

The 1841 Census CD has, in addition to the main program, the data files in Microsoft Access 97 and 2000 as well as Adobe Acrobat both of which can be searched - Acrobat 4 Viewer is also included on the CD. Also there are a few useful "utilities" A calendar starting at 1753 which seems to go on for ever. Maps of Glamorgan showing the main districts and enlargements of local districts.

NB. Upper Merthyr Tydfil is 'officially' missing for the 1841.Census. The Public Record Office cannot say whether it is lost or destroyed. The missing section includes all of the parish of Vaynor, most of  Penydarren, the top section of Cyfarthfa and most of Dowlais.  - acknowledgment Genuki


An excellent Help Screen describing all the search facilities offered. e-mail links to both the GlamFHS, for general information about the Society, and to Rhys Roberts, for Technical advice
 


Glamorgan 1851 Census    Unit Price :-  5.00  + p&p


This was the first CD ROM that the GFHS produced. There are 23,899 fully searchable records which give the piece, folio and schedule number, address, the head and relationships to the head, age, occupation and county and place of birth The results can be printed or copied to a word pad file (text) file. There are software fixes for Window versions later than Windows 95/98 To download the latest version of the software 
click here

Please save the file to the following folder (default): C:\PROGRAM FILES\GLAMORGAN1851 i.e. overwrite the original file gl51.exe For "On Line Help" 
click here 

A New version of this CD was issued in May 2006 which works on Windows XP. If you purchase this to replace the existing version you must delete the original version and the gl51.ini file BEFORE installing the new version

If you have an older version (pre-2006) of the 1851 census CD and wish to install it on a computer using Vista (see above), you should also download the software fix as described above for the CD to operate properly.
 


Glamorgan 1861 Census    Unit  Price :- 5.00 + p&p


Our latest Census, produced April 2003, is packed fill of features as well as the census data which is available in the internal written program as well as Access and Acrobat. A name frequency distribution graph is a very useful feature, Predictive search criteria which is very useful - the results can be exported into a .csv (comma separated variable file which can be exported into MS Excel for further analysis,

There are 313,504 records on the CD. You can view alphabetical listings of Surnames Given (first) Names as well as Occupations + the map and calendar features that were on the 1841 version, and a very comprehensive "help" facility
 


Aberdare 1891    Unit Price :- 5.00  + p&p


Aberdare 1891 Census Transcript

This CD, in Acrobat 5, is a fully searchable, surname indexed transcription.. An "As Enumerated" version is also included so that all members of each household can be viewed

Click here to view enumeration districts

 


Cardiff 1891    Unit Price :-  5.00  
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1891 Census Transcriptions

This transcription, in Acrobat 5, is a fully searchable, surname indexed transcription. and contains 169,278 records. An "As Enumerated" version is also included so that all members of each household can be viewed.

Click here to view enumeration districts

 


Cwm Rhondda    Unit Price 5.00    + p&p


1891 Census Transcription

This transcription, in Acrobat 5, is a fully searchable, surname indexed transcription. and covers the 2 Rhondda valleys from Trehafod to Maerdy & Cymmer Rhondda to Treorchy taking in those parts of Gilfach Goch which come under Rhondda Urban district An "As Enumerated" version is also included so that all members of each household can be viewed.

Click here to view enumeration districts

 


East Glamorgan Parishes   Unit  Price 5.00 
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1891 Census Transcription

This transcription, in Acrobat 5, is a fully searchable, surname indexed transcription. and covers the parishes of Gelligaer, Llanwonno, Eglwysilan and Llantrisant. An "As Enumerated" version is also included so that all members of each household can be viewed.

Cover photograph :- The Rocking Stones & Druids Circle - Pontypridd Common circa 1880 :- courtesy of Rhondda Cynon Taff Libraries

Click here to view enumeration districts
 


Merthyr Tydfil  Unit Price :- 5.00   + p&p


1891 Census Transcriptions

This transcription has been available for some time in fiche format but is now available as a fully searchable, surname indexed CD. The census covers Merthyr Upper & Lower and has all the features listed for the Rhondda Valley 1891CD.

Click here to view enumeration districts

 

Swansea Town Surveys 1837 / 1839  price 8 +p&p

 This most interesting CD is a transcript of the 1837 and 1839 surveys of Swansea featuring properties the owners and occupiers over the two years - a virtual mini census.

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You can purchase the CD ROM from :-

G.F.H.S. CD  Publications, 

 Ty'r Nant, 32 Waunbant Road, Kenfig Hill, Bridgend. CF33 6DE

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Sterling cheques only please, made payable to "Glamorgan F.H.S."

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