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  Census figures for Llanerfyl parish  

population graph for Llanerfyl parish

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 1000 people
In the year 1851 - 911
In the year 1861 - 885
In the year 1871 - 835
In the year 1881 - 788
In the year 1891 - 668
In the year 1901 - 614

The reports which were published with the census said that the population of the parish declined in 1841 and 1851 due to emigration.
  Compare this graph with those of other parishes in the area.
Is the overall trend the same?
Why do you think the population declined in the later Victorian period?

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