Rhosymedre

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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,[1] and is part of the Diocese of St Asaph.[2] Former vicars include John David Edwards (vicar 1843-1885), whose most famous hymn tune composition is Rhosymedre.[3]

Rhosymedre Halt railway station served the village from 1906 to 1959.

Robert Williams, father of Mark Williams, lived at 8 Rock Road in early sixties.

  1. ^ "Rhosymedre". Genuki. 5 May 2004. Retrieved 1 May 2009. 
  2. ^ "The Parish of Rhosymedre". 2007. Retrieved 1 May 2009. 
  3. ^ Griffith, Robert David. "Edwards, John David (1805–1885), cleric and musician". Welsh Biography Online. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2009. 

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Coordinates: 52°58′38″N 3°04′08″W / 52.9772°N 3.0690°W / 52.9772; -3.0690