Llansannan is a rural village in Conwy county borough, Wales.


It lies on the bank of the River Aled and is about 8 miles to the south of Abergele and 9 miles to the west of Denbigh. Its population is 1,240 (67% Welsh-speaking).

Famous residents

* Tudur Aled - late medieval Welsh poet
* William Salesbury - leading Welsh scholar of the Renaissance and the principal translator of the 1567 Welsh New Testament.
* William Rees - usually known by his bardic name of Gwilym Hiraethog, was a Welsh poet and author, one of the major figures of Welsh literature during the 19th century.
* Henry Rees - Brother of William Rees and famous Nonconformist preacher
* Tara Bethan - Actress in Rownd a Rownd

External links

* [http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=3481352 www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Llansannan and surrounding area]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Conwy County Borough Council — Control NOC (Plaid led coalition) MPs Guto Bebb David Jones AMs Darren Millar Janet Finch Saunders (Constituency) North Wales (Regional) MEPs …   Wikipedia

  • Salesbury, William — born с 1520, Cae Du, Llansannan, Denbighshire, Wales died с 1584, Llanrwst Welsh lexicographer and translator. He spent most of his life at Llanrwst, Wales, following antiquarian, botanical, and literary pursuits. His collection of Welsh proverbs …   Universalium

  • William Salesbury — also Salusbury (c. 1520 c. 1584) was the leading Welsh scholar of the Renaissance and the principal translator of the 1567 Welsh New Testament.Salesbury was born in about 1520 in the parish of Llansannan, Conwy. He was educated at Oxford… …   Wikipedia

  • List of communities in Wales — This is a list of communities in Wales sorted by principal area. The community is the lowest tier of local government in Wales and is usually represented by a community council. Contents 1 Blaenau Gwent 2 Bridgend 3 Caerphilly …   Wikipedia

  • Medieval Welsh literature — History of Literature Bronze Age literature Sumerian Egyptian Akkadian Classical literatures …   Wikipedia

  • St Asaph (Denbigh) Rural District — infobox historic subdivision Name= St Asaph (Denbigh) HQ= St Asaph Status= Rural District Start= 1894 End= 1935 Replace= Aled Rural District Abergele Urban District Civic= PopulationFirst= 6,908 PopulationFirstYear= 1901 PopulationLast= 7,212… …   Wikipedia

  • Aled Rural District — infobox historic subdivision Name= Aled HQ= Rhyl Status= Rural District Start= 1935 End= 1974 Replace= Aberconwy, Colwyn Civic= PopulationFirst= 6,870 PopulationFirstYear= 1931 PopulationLast= 6,559 PopulationLastYear= 1971 AreaFirst=… …   Wikipedia

  • Tudur Aled — (c. 1465 1525) was a late medieval Welsh poet, born in Llansannan, Denbighshire.He is regarded as one of the finest poets of his period and was a master of cynghanedd.Tudur was himself a nobleman and one of the greatest of the Beirdd yr Uchelwyr… …   Wikipedia

  • Clwyd League — The Clwyd Football League (currently the The Mackenzie Jones Clwyd Football League) is a football league equivalent to the fifth level of the Welsh football league system in North Wales. The league hosts several cup competitions: The President s… …   Wikipedia

  • 1915 in Wales — This article is about the particular significance of the year 1915 to Wales and its people.Incumbents*Prince of Wales Edward, Prince of Wales, son of King George V of the United Kingdom *Princess of Wales vacant *Archdruid of the National… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.