Betws yn Rhos, Conwy, Wales Genealogy
Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1874 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd, Wales Genealogy. In 1996 it became part of the modern County Borough of Conwy, Wales Genealogy.
History[edit | edit source]
BETTWS-YN-RHOS otherwies BETTWS-ABER-GELAU parish in the hundred of Isdulas, county of Denbigh, four miles (S.S.W.) from Abergele. 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, 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.
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
|Betws yn Rhos Parish|
|County bef 1974||add here|
|County 1 Apr 1974-31 Mar 1996||add here|
|County 1 Apr 1996 -||add here|
|Civ Reg District||St. Asaph (1881)|
|Reg Sub-district||Abergele (1881)|
|Probate Court||add here|
|Rural Deanery||add here|
|Poor Law Union||St Asaph|
Administration[edit | edit source]
|before 31 March 1974||Denbighshire|
|1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996||Clwyd|
|from 1 April 1996||Denbighshire|
Records[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Church Records (Nonconformist)[edit | edit source]
The following records have been published:
- Betws Abergele Calvinistic Methodist Chapel - Baptisms (1811-1837): 101251
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Betws yn Rhos Parish Church at Clwyd FHS
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849) Adapted. Date accessed: 11 September 2014.