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Rhosymedre, Wrexham

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Rhosymedre, Wrexham

Rhosymedre is a village within the community of Cefn and the county borough of Wrexham, Wales. The Anglican church, which was consecrated in 1837, is dedicated to St John the Evangelist, and is part of the Diocese of St Asaph. Former vicars include John David Edwards (vicar 1843-1885), whose most famous hymn tune composition is Rhosymedre. Rhosymedre Halt railway station served the village from 1906 to 1959.
Administrative CountyWrexham
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ2842
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

Other names by which Rhosymedre, Wrexham has been known in the past

Rhos Y Medre

Rhosymedre, Wrexham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Rhos-y-Medre, eccl. dist. and vil., Ruabon par., Denbighshire - dist., pop. 4495; vil., 1½ mile N. of Ruabon; P.O., T.O.

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