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 in the historic county of Monmouthshire.

Stop Press.

December Journal Available in Members Area

Free access to a data file from our CDs available in the Members’ Area for a short period of time. Different files will be available.

New index to Monmouthshire wills in Members’ Area

We are now selling pdf files to be downloaded as well as CDs and Fiches for sale.

Journal of the Richmond-Tweed Family History Society Inc. Ballina NSW Australia – available here

Resetting Password – you do not have to accept the suggested password, you can change it.

Latest Additions .
Open updated copy of Publications List 1st 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

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