Archives are original records accumulated naturally during the course of the life of a business, an individual, a family, a school, a chapel, or any other group, public or private that are no longer in current use.
This service is not provided by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. The Records Office that provides services to us is Glamorgan Archives.
Glamorgan Archives also serves the County Borough Councils of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Vale of Glamorgan and the City and County of Cardiff by collecting and preserving archival records, making them accessible to the public. It has over 8 kilometres of records, dating from the twelfth century to the present day.
The types of records that can be viewed include;
- Personal diaries
- Council minutes
At the Records Office you can;
- trace the history of your family
- discover the history of your town, village or house
- carry out research for a school, college or evening course
Telephone: 02920 872 200
Clos Parc Morgannwg
For further information on extended opening hours, loans, withdrawals, access, events and catalogues please visit the Glamorgan Archives website.