Gwent Family History Society

Welcome to the Gwent Family History Website

Being members Gwent Family History Society is a way we can support each other in our research into family history.

Stop Press.
Ebbw Vale Branch – All meetings cancelled for September because of building work where meetings are held.

September Journal available here!

Resetting Password – please check your spam folder if you do not receive a reply.

Latest additions
10th June – More old journals added, including the first three from 1981 and 1982.
31st May – History of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Newport
31st May – Journals for 2004 and 2005 added.

I keep six honest serving-men
(They taught me all I knew)
Their names are What and Why and When
And How and Where and Who.
– Rudyard Kipling
For pure Genealogists
Who, When and Where?’ suffice
But Family Historians
Add ‘Why, What, How?’ for spice
– Geoff Riggs, Gwent FHS webmaster 1997-2012

Map of Monmouthshire, 1831

by Thomas Moule

Map of Monmouthshire, 1831

Monmouthshire 1831
By w:Thomas Moule (Map scan) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

4 Responses to Gwent Family History Society

  1. Rhona says:

    On arriving home from shopping it had arrived just about to sit with it, and the repair man arrives never mind i will sit with it later then my husband wanted to put up the new curtain rail. well here i am at last sat on the patio [yes it is sunny] cup in hand and journal in the other, what a interesting informative read BRIL as the young ones would say what a difference a few months makes.
    Rhona Howells

    member 4738

  2. Rhona says:

    To some it might mean nothing to me it means a lot, once again we have membership cards, how nice to feel I belong to a great

    Rhona Howells.

  3. gleed1931 says:

    It is very nice to re join GFHS I hope to meet you all in the coming months it was always a very friendly society

    Best Wishes to you all
    Jonathan Badham

  4. Patricia says:

    The photograph is of Nobby Linton, his memorial is near the “Wave” on the Riverfront at Newport

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