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'''Betws yn Rhos''', also known as '''Betws Abergele''', is a village, [[Communities in Wales|community]] and ecclesiastical parish in the [[County Borough of Conwy]], [[Wales]].  
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Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of [[Denbighshire]] and, between 1874 and 1996 in the [[County of Clwyd]]. In 1996 it became part of the modern [[County Borough of Conwy]].
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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"BETTWS-YN-RHOS otherwies BETTWS-ABER-GELAU parish in the hundred of Isdulas, county of Denbigh, four miles (S.S.W.) from Abergele, containing 912 inhabitants. The village is pleasantly situated at the base of a lofty mountain, by which it is sheltered on one side, and has a fine opening towards the north, commanding a full view of the Irish Sea...The church,m dedicated to Saint michael, was, previously to the Reformation a chapel of ease to Abergele. There are places of worship for Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists..." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis]
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The ancient parish comprised the townships of Peniarth, Bodlyman, Maesegwig, Tre'rllan, Trofarth, and part of Cilcen. For more information see [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/DEN/BetwsynRhos/index.html Betws-yn-Rhos, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk]<br>
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| before 31 March 1974
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| 1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996
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| from 1 April 1996
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The following records have been published:
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*Betws Abergele Calvinistic Methodist Chapel - Baptisms (1811-1837): {{IGI|101251}}
  
 
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{{British Census|464321}}
  
 
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*[http://http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3152 Vision of Britain]
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*[http://http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3152 Vision of Britain - Betws yn Rhos]
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*[http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=41450879 Geograph - Betws yn Rhos]
  
 
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[[Category:Conwy]] [[Category:Historic_Denbighshire_Parishes]]
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*[http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk/eglwysi/betwsynrhos.htm Betws yn Rhos Parish Church] at Clwyd FHS
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Latest revision as of 14:17, 17 August 2013

WalesGotoarrow.pngConwyGotoarrow.pngBetws yn Rhos

Betws yn Rhos, also known as Betws Abergele, is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1874 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd. In 1996 it became part of the modern County Borough of Conwy.

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History

"BETTWS-YN-RHOS otherwies BETTWS-ABER-GELAU parish in the hundred of Isdulas, county of Denbigh, four miles (S.S.W.) from Abergele, containing 912 inhabitants. The village is pleasantly situated at the base of a lofty mountain, by which it is sheltered on one side, and has a fine opening towards the north, commanding a full view of the Irish Sea...The church,m dedicated to Saint michael, was, previously to the Reformation a chapel of ease to Abergele. There are places of worship for Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists..." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis]

The ancient parish comprised the townships of Peniarth, Bodlyman, Maesegwig, Tre'rllan, Trofarth, and part of Cilcen. For more information see Betws-yn-Rhos, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk

Administration

Years County
before 31 March 1974 Denbighshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996 Denbighshire

Records

Civil Registration

Church Records

Church Records (Nonconformist)

The following records have been published:

  • Betws Abergele Calvinistic Methodist Chapel - Baptisms (1811-1837): 101251

Census Records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464321.

Probate Records

Maps and Gazetteers

Web Sites


 

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