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Crickhowell and district
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  Census figures for Llangenny parish  
 

Llangenny population graph

 
  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 427 people
In the year 1851 - 455
In the year 1861 - 470
In the year 1871 - 483
In the year 1881 - 505
In the year 1891 - 471
In the year 1901 - 347

Llangenny is a rural border parish with a small population. The figure for 1841 includes 7 poor people living in tents on common land. Other luckier people in the parish would have worked on the farms or as servants in one of the great houses.
 
  Compare the overall trend with that of other rural parishes like Partrishow or Llanbedr.
Is the overall trend the same?
Why do you think the population declined towards the end of the Victorian period?
 
 

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