Llansannan

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

Location

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]


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