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Parish Registers of Wales by C.J.Williams & J.Watts-Williams .Second edition 2000.
Please note this book simply tells you where the registers of individual parishes are held 
Julie Preston
Nonconformist Registers of Wales by Dafydd Ifans 1994.
Please note this book simply tells you where the registers of individual chapels are held  - it does not give the details of the register entries.     
Julie Preston
Welsh Family History- 2nd edition  1998.   A Guide to Research by  various authors. Published by the Assoc. of Family History Societies of Wales and the FFHS          Julie Preston
The Surnames of Wales  for family historians and others, by John & Sheila Rowlands 1996. A description / analysis of  the development of surnames within Wales down to modern times .          Raynor Lewis  or  Julie Preston
Welsh Surnames  by T J Morgan & Prys Morgan           Huw Daniel
How Household Names Began  by Maurice Baran         Huw Daniel
Calendar of Deeds & Documents at the National Library of Wales, Vol 1 -The Coleman  Deeds Detailed index of all Deeds & Documents in the collection covering all counties of Wales plus some English Counties. Gives names of all parties to the deeds and brief details of the transactions concerned. For Glamorgan the period covered is from 1442 to 1864.     Bob Sanders
The Return of Owners of Land 1873  All Welsh counties apart from MON         Sue Martin  
Welsh Place Names & Their Meanings (Booklet) by Dewi Davies no date        Katy Jenkins
Welsh Place Names , their meanings explained  by E M Davies          Huw Daniel
National Library of Wales.  Manuscripts and Records. An online searchable index of Marriage Bonds and Allegations.It contains details of some 90,000 marriages by licence which took place in Wales between 1616 and 1837.  
West Wales Historical Records By Francis Green c 1920 in 14 volumes. There is a list of the contents  of each volume, and places where they are kept, online  INDEX . no lookups available
"List of Welsh Entries in the Memoranda Rolls 1282-1343" by Natalie Fryde published by Cardiff University of Wales Press1974, indexed             Elaine Barsosky

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