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  Census figures for Llanfihangel Cwmdu parish  

Llanfihangel Cwmdu population graph

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 1039 people
In the year 1851 - 1066
In the year 1861 - 1056
In the year 1871 - 975
In the year 1881 - 957
In the year 1891 - 850
In the year 1901 - 826

The parish of Llanfihangel Cwmdu is a large country parish containing a lot of mountain land and a small population. Most inhabitants worked on the land in some way.
  Compare the overall trend with that of other rural parishes like Partrishow or Llangenny.
Is the overall trend the same?
Why do you think the population declined towards the end of the Victorian period?

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