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  Census figures for Llanddewi'r Cwm parish  

population graph for Llanddewi'r Cwm parish

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 244 people
In the year 1851 - 223
In the year 1861 - 215
In the year 1871 - 313
In the year 1881 - 398
In the year 1891 - 402
In the year 1901 - 426
The published census report said that the population went up because Llanddewi'r Cwm was close enough to Builth for people to travel there for work.

  Compare this graph with those of other parishes in the area.
Do any of them have the same overall trend?
If the trend differs, in what way does it differ?
What do you think was happening in the area in the 1860s to make the population rise?

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