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Llanfair and district
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  Census figures for Castle Caereinion  
 

population graph for Castle caereinion

 
  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 805 people
In the year 1851 - 725
In the year 1861 - 682
In the year 1871 - 709
In the year 1881 - 594
In the year 1891 - 586
In the year 1901 - 301
 
  In Victorian times the people of Castle Caereinion parish would nearly all have been involved in farming or working on the land in some way. Many of them would have worked on lands belonging to the Earl of Powis.
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