Blaenavon Family History Group

If you would like to discover how to trace your ancestors or find out about the local history of the area come along to these relaxed and informative sessions.

We have a wide range of resources available and there will be staff from the library and Blaenavon Museum on hand to offer help and advice. We also offer free access to Ancestry - Library Edition

The BHG (est. 1999) is the registered charity that serves as the governing body for the Blaenavon Community Museum and its volunteers. As an educational charity, it has sourced, identified and digitised thousands of local records, documents and photographs relating to the Blaenavon area since 1999. The BHG also runs the Blaenavon Family History sessions at the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre on Thursday mornings in conjunction with Torfaen Libraries service.

Contact Information


Blaenavon Library

Lion Street


Telephone 1:

01495 742802

Telephone 2:

01495 790991

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