Bridgend County Borough: Local History Resources

Whether you are researching local history matters or an aspect of your family history, there are many resources available to help. This page shows some of the centres, groups and online communities with an interest in the past people and places of Bridgend County Borough.

Facebook Groups

Bridgend & District Local History Society

Bridgend History / Hanes Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr

Bridgend History 1960’s to 1999 and beyond with Photographs

Bridgend History. 1999 to Date with Photography.

Old Bridgend Ravens Programmes And Welsh Groggs

Remembering Bridgend

Local History Resources

Bridge.org.uk

Glamorgan Archives

Glamorgan Family History Society

The Local and Family History Centre at Y Llynfi Library in Maesteg

Porthcawl Museum

Towns In Bridgend County Borough

When Was Bridgend County Borough created?

The historic county of Glamorgan was abolished in 1974. The Bridgend area then became part of the County of Mid Glamorgan. Finally, major reorganisation of local government on 1 April 1996 created Bridgend County Borough.

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