Rhosymedre

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For the hymn tune, see Rhosymedre (hymn tune).
Rhosymedre
House in Rhosymedre (geograph 2874376).jpg
Housing in Rhosymedre
Rhosymedre is located in Wrexham
Rhosymedre
Rhosymedre
 Rhosymedre shown within Wrexham
OS grid reference SJ282427
Community Cefn
Principal area Wrexham
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WREXHAM
Postcode district LL14
Dialling code 01978
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Clwyd South
Welsh Assembly Clwyd South
List of places
UK
Wales
Wrexham

Coordinates: 52°58′37″N 3°04′08″W / 52.977°N 3.069°W / 52.977; -3.069

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 from 1843 to 1885), whose most famous hymn tune composition is Rhosymedre.[3]

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

Sport[edit]

Rhosymedre is the location of the Cefn Mawr district's local football club, Cefn Druids A.F.C. who have been based at 'the Rock' on Rock Road, Rhosymedre since 2010. They currently play in the Welsh Premier League.

References[edit]

  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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