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Family history research

Here are a few ways we can help: 

Discover more about your house or local area 

The Places of Wales website is a great place to start.  

Here you can search and browse over 300,000 entries from the tithe maps of Wales. You can view the maps themselves and the accompanying apportionments and compare them to more modern maps. 

Who owned you house, what was the land used for in the past - its all on the Places of Wales website [].  

There’s also 1.2 million pages of Welsh Journals dating between 1735-2007 that could help you with local history research.  Browse through 450 different journals and see what you can find about your local area. 

Home schooling resources

Our Education Service offers many education resources for free.  

Available on the Education Service's pages and Hwb, the resources cover a wide range of topics, from the Princes of Wales to the Second World War, to art and inspiring creativity.  

And during playtime, why not try the Digital Build Challenge and recreate the National Library of Wales using Minecraft, Lego or any other block game! Videos, floor plans, dimensions and pictures, all available on Hwb, will help you along the way.