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Llanfair and district
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  Census figures for Llangyniew parish  
 

population graph for Llangyniew parish

 
  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 647 people
In the year 1851 - 596
In the year 1861 - 602
In the year 1871 - 568
In the year 1881 - 486
In the year 1891 - 457
In the year 1901 - 430
As in the other rural parishes in the area most of the inhabitants were involved in farming or working on the land in some way in Victorian times.
 
  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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