Find your ancestors in Glamorgan Monumental Inscription index

Discover your Welsh relatives through the Glamorgan Monumental Inscription Index which includes inscriptions from 1570 until 1976. The records will give you valuable information for your family history; such as, birth dates, maiden names and burial locations. The records include West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan and South Glamorgan.

Each record includes a transcript created by the Glamorgan Family History Society of the original monumental inscriptions. Every grave, cenotaph or other type of memorial differ in the amount of information listed; therefore, the information in the transcripts may vary but they will usually include the following information:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Maiden Name
  • Year
  • Year of Birth
  • Age
  • Date of Death
  • Year of Death
  • Place
  • County and Country
  • Description*
  • OS Grid Reference (Ordnance Survey Grid Reference)

*Description usually includes the burial site information.

Discover more about the Glamorgan Monumental Inscription Index

The Glamorgan Monumental Inscription Index includes the areas of the historic county of Glamorganshire. After 1972, Glamorganshire was abolished and created into three preserved counties: West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan and South Glamorgan. Included in the records is Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.