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.

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Special Meeting  Dec 7th at Newport Civic Centre
1939 Register with Mylo Cleland from FindMyPast
Other societies report a good meeting.

December Journal available here!

All members need to complete a renewal form and send the form to the Membership Secretary when renewing their membership.

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

Latest Additions .
Added December Journal and Membership Renewal Form 18th November
Added Strays Index to Members Area 12th November
Added St Woolos Cholera Burials to Members Area 9th November

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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