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  Census figures for Cefnllys parish  

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 379 people
In the year 1851 - 386
In the year 1861 - 395
In the year 1871 - 471
In the year 1881 - 673
In the year 1891 - 951r


Until the late 1860s Cefnllys parish was a large rural parish without even a village. At this time most of the people of the parish would have been involved in farming or working on the land in some way. In the 1860s however everything changed when a rough wet common in the parish was enclosed and the town of Llandrindod Wells built on it!
The government report which published the figures for the 1871 census said that the population had increases due to the building of houses and cottages.

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