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
June Journal is now available.
The editor of the journal has resigned. Please send any articles you would like to submit to the secretary of the society at secretary@gwentfhs.org.uk
May we encourage you to submit any articles or photographs even if you have sent them in before.

Did you know Einwen Evans. ( Rougemont School, Clevedon Road 1939 – 1943; St. Julian High School 1943 – 1947) More information


Latest additions
23rd May – June Journal
19th May – Using DNA for genealogy – Ebbw Vale member
19th May – Various reports from Blackwood Branch

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

2 Responses to Gwent Family History Society

  1. 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

  2. Patricia says:

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

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