Betws yn Rhos
|Betws yn Rhos|
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Betws yn Rhos is located about 5 miles (8.0 km) inland between the coastal towns of Abergele and Colwyn Bay. Until 1974 it formed part of Denbighshire, but subsequent local government reorganisations saw it administered as part of Clwyd from 1974 to 1996, before its current administration as part of Conwy County Borough. At the 2001 census the population was 944, increasing to 1,052 at the 2011 census.
Betws yn Rhos is home to a football team who play in the Clwyd Football League. Betws yn Rhos enjoyed a good first season 2007/08 but have since been unable to recapture their form in the 2008/09 In the summer of 2011 Craig Hughes took over Betws yn Rhos FC, to become their 4th manager in the last 5 seasons. In 2011/12 the boundaries also changed and Betws yn Rhos now play in the newly formed Clwyd/Conwy Division.
- T. Gwynn Jones (1871–1949), poet, scholar and journalist, who was born at Y Gwyndy Uchaf
- Bruce Jones (born 1953), former Coronation Street actor who played Les Battersby
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Conwy
- "Community population 2011". Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Betws yn Rhos village population (W37000058)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
- UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Betws yn Rhos community (W04000107)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
- Betws yn Rhos F.C. Archived December 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Petition launched to bring broke Les Battersby actor Bruce Jones back to Coronation Street", Planet Radio, 14 July 2015, retrieved 26 July 2017
- "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 20 May 2015.
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- A Vision of Britain Through Time
- British Listed Buildings
- Clwyd Churches: Betws yn Rhos
- Clwyd Churches: Bryn-y-maen
- Clwyd Churches: Llaneilian-yn-Rhos
- Eastern Conwy Churches Survey: Betws yn Rhos
- Eastern Conwy Churches Survey: Llanelian-yn-Rhos
- Office for National Statistics
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