With over 25 years' experience in tracing ancestors, Segontium Searchers can help you get to know your forebears.

If you have family in Caernarfonshire (Carnarvonshire) or Anglesey we can help track them down for you.

We normally work out of the following record offices: Caernarfon, Llangefni (Anglesey), Bangor University, Llandudno, and Ruthin.

We have access to the following local records:

Census returns 1841 - 1901
Parish registers for Baptisms, Marriages, & Burials / Bishops' Transcripts
Pre 1837 Non-conformist registers
Quarter Sessions records
Local authority records, including various rate books
Local Union (Workhouse) records, which include birth & vaccination registers
Monumental Inscriptions

Local newspapers, including:

Carnarvon & Denbigh Herald
North Wales Chronicle
North Wales Gazette
Herald Cymraeg
Y Genedl Gymreig
Y Goleuad
Baner ac Amserau Cymru

and many more records as well as an extensive collection of photographs.

We also have access to the following records for the whole of England & Wales:

Census returns
Indexes to Births, Marriages, & Deaths
Probate Indexes 1858 - 1966
Current Electoral Registers

so we are able to carry out basic research for families anywhere in the country.

We can order any birth, marriage, or death certificate, and photocopies can also be supplied, for a small fee.

*** Please note there is no guarantee that a search will produce positive results.


We also offer the following services:

If you have old family documents written in the Welsh language, we can translate them for you.

Are you new to genealogy?
We can accompany you to your local Record Office and advice you on your research options.

Local History Research
We don't just research your family, we can also carry out work on the history of your locality. Whether it be a one-place study of a town or village, or research into a particular event or subject, we can help.

Are you writing a book or article and need specific research carrying out?

We also provide research capabilities for television companies who require historical background for their current productions.