All the registers for births, deaths and marriages which took place in Powys from 1837 onwards are now held at the Registration Office in Llandrindod Wells. If you’re finding out about your family history, you can order copies of these certificates.
When you send the required information, our staff will make a search of up to one year on either side of the date you give us.
Family History enquiries are dealt with in the order we get them. However, requests for certificates for legal purposes, pensions, passports etc will be processed first.
Please do not telephone individual Registration Offices for family history certificates.
There is a fee for a copy certificate.
If you are interested in researching family history, Powys Archives can help you. Find out more about the records we hold or how to visit us. Powys Archives can also undertake research on your behalf if you are unable to visit in person and also provides a copying service.
To apply for family history certificates, please send us:
You can give us the information by email, phone or in writing using the contact details on this page.
Without this information, it will not be possible to trace the individuals you are seeking.
For other resources and information on events before 1837 please contact us.