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Welcome to the Arfon Branch of the Gwynedd Family History Society. We meet every last Thursday of the month at the society’s resource centre at Caernarfon Library, from September through to April each year (excluding December).

All Arfon meetings are conducted through the medium of Welsh and start promptly at 7pm with doors open from 6pm onwards for members wishing to use resources from the centre prior to start of meeting.

Members - Free
Non-members - £2 gift donation at the door.

A warm welcome is extended to all!

Our contact details

Chairperson: Dr Huw Roberts

Secretary: Sue Thomas - secretary@chtgwyneddfhs.cymru

Project Officer  - Gwyndaf Williams

Our meetings are held at:

Community Room,
The Library,
Lôn Pafiliwn,
LL55 1AS

Location: Google Maps


Work has now begun of transcribing the outstanding cemeteries of Dyffryn Nantlle, to include several within the village of Llanllyfni and Machpelah in Penygroes.

Work has also started on Brynaerau in Pontllyfni.

Local Record Office for Arfon Parishes

Gwynedd Archives in Caernarfon are home to a wide range of documents, photographs, maps and newspapers. Please follow the link to their website for opening hours, location and further information on their archive collections.

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