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Who are we?

The Gwynedd Family History Society is a charity founded in 1980 to bring together the many people interested in Family History.  We cater for those with Gwynedd ancestry.  Charity Registration Number 512854.

Our Publications

The Society’s publications are on sale to Society members, the public, libraries, or other institutions. Orders should be placed using the shopping basket and checkout system provided on the website.

All publications are available in A4 hard copy format. A few publications are available as micro-fiche.  If you are interested in purchasing a microfiche version, please contact the GFHS Sales Officer in the first instance to check on availability - sales@chtgwyneddfhs.cymru

The price is shown against each product. As a charity we are not registered for V.A.T. therefore the price listed is the amount you will be charged for the item(s).  Please note therefore that there is an additional post & packing charge for all purchases as set out below:

For items delivered within the UK p&p is calculated according to the total cost of the order, as shown below. Postage and packing costs are changing on the 3/4/23.

          Postage and packing costs within the UK
Purchases up to £10 p&p £2.50
Purchases between £11 and £20 p&p £2.70
Purchases between £21 and £30 p&p £3.00
Purchases between £31 and £40 p&p £4.00
Purchases between £41 and £50 p&p £5.00
Purchases between £51 and £60 p&p £6.00
Purchases between £61 and £70 p&p £7.00
Purchases between £71 and £80 p&p £8.00
Purchases between £81 and £90 p&p £9.00










For postal charges for purchases over £90, please contact the Sales Officer.

Once you have completed the online order form and confirmed that you have read and accepted the terms of use and the Privacy policy, you will be presented with a screen showing a full itemised bill, including p&p charges and your delivery address.  You can then proceed to payment by PayPal.

If you prefer to order and pay by cheque, please use the online shop as above and add your contact details, billing and delivery addresses. You will be not be asked to pay online and the Sales Officer will contact you by email and will inform you how to pay for the goods.

If you require items shipped OUTSIDE the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands then please use the online form as above. You will be not be asked to pay online and the Sales Officer will contact you by email with details of the total cost of your order, including delivery p & p charges and will inform you how to pay for the goods. Postage charges for overseas countries are dependent on the destination country and the total weight of the order items. There is a minimum £5 postage charge for overseas sales.

The information displayed on our website relating to availability is subject to change by us without notice. We cannot guarantee permanent or continuous availability of all products on this site. All orders are always subject to availability.

We must receive payment in advance before your order can be processed and the goods can be dispatched unless we have agreed otherwise in advance in writing. Payment for goods online can be made by PayPal or Credit and Debit cards via PayPal. (You do not require a PayPal account to be able to make a payment).

We will normally arrange for goods to be dispatched within 10 working days of receiving your order and payment unless a longer period is specified on the relevant pages of our website. If for any reason an item is unavailable, you will be notified and offered the choice of an alternative item or a refund. Our Society is run by volunteers and due to holiday arrangements and for other reasons we will occasionally be unable to meet this timescale. When that applies, a notice varying this provision will be shown on the Home page of our website.

Our aim is to ensure all our customers will be completely satisfied with the quality of the goods and services that they buy from us. If you are not satisfied with the quality of an item, or if an item is faulty or is not what you ordered, please contact the GFHS Sales Officer -  sales@chtgwyneddfhs.cymru with the details. We will let you know the address to return the item(s).   When you have returned the item(s), we will send a replacement or a refund of your payment, whichever you request.

You have the right to cancel this contract within 14 days without giving any reason.

Your right to cancel an order starts the moment you place your order and ends 14 days from the day you receive it. If the order was split due to availability the date of cancellation will apply 14 days after the last goods were received.

The customers’ right to cancel will be lost where there is a benefit to the consumer. For example: Where digital copyright material can be or is copied, photographed, downloaded, or streamed from a CD onto a computer device.

In the case of a contract for the supply of sealed audio or sealed video recordings or sealed computer software, or digital content the right to cancel ceases if the goods become unsealed after delivery.

Any goods returned under the right to cancel must be sent at your own cost. Please contact the Sales Officer for further details.

You shall send back the goods or hand them over to us or the contact address, without undue delay and in any event not later than 14 days from the day on which you communicate your cancellation from this contract to us. The deadline is met if you send back the goods before the period of 14 days has expired.

To exercise your right to cancel, you must inform us of your decision to cancel by phone, mail, or e-mail using the contact details set out above. If you are cancelling because of any problem with the goods, please notify us of the problem at the time of cancellation.

If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery.

We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling by you.

We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than 14 days after the day we receive back from you any goods supplied,

We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees from us as a result of the reimbursement.

You are responsible for payment of any Local Taxes and Import Duties levied in the country of the delivery address.

If you have not received your order within 28 days (depending on your location) please contact us - sales@chtgwyneddfhs.cymru

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998), according to our Privacy Policy.

Our aim is to ensure you will be completely satisfied with our service and with the goods and servces that we sell. If you have any cause for complaint please contact us - sales@chtgwyneddfhs.cymru

These terms and conditions, your order and payment and the delivery of the goods and services you order, form the basis of a contract under the law of England and Wales between you the customer and the Gwynedd Family History Society. Your statutory rights under the law of England and Wales are not affected by these terms and conditions.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the Gwynedd Family History Society (GFHS) and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the GFHS. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the GFHS takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Should you have any queries regarding the website, please contact the webmaster@chtgwyneddfhs.cymru