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Llanfair and district
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  Census figures for Llanwyddelan parish  
 

population graph for Llanwyddelan

 
  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 517 people
In the year 1851 - 491
In the year 1861 - 476
In the year 1871 - 463
In the year 1881 - 385
In the year 1891 - 341
In the year 1901 - 430

Like other parishes in the area (Llanerfyl, Llangyniew and Llanllugan), this parish is an upland area of small farms and holdings. In Victorian times just about everbody in the parish would have been involved in working on the land or like the miller and the blacksmith providing a service to the farmer.
 
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