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Crickhowell and district
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  Census figures for Crickhowell parish  

Crickhowell population graph

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 1257 people
In the year 1851 - 1403
In the year 1861 - 1516
In the year 1871 - 1464
In the year 1881 - 1333
In the year 1891 - 1246
In the year 1901 - 1150
  Crickhowell parish consisted of the town and some of the land to the North.
If you compare this graph to the graphs for other towns like Ystradgynlais or Machynlleth are the trends the same?
Compare the graph to those of nearby country communities like Llanbedr or Llanfihangel Cwmdu.
Is the trend the same or different?
Why do you think the population of Crickhowell began to decline towards the end of the Victorian period?

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