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  Census figures for Trefeglwys parish  
 

Population graph for Trfeglwys parish

 
  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 1853 people
In the year 1851 - 1793
In the year 1861 - 1701
In the year 1871 - 1808
In the year 1881 - 1823
In the year 1891 - 1429
In the year 1901 - 1247
 
  The Western part of the parish of Trefeglwys is mountainous and fairly remote. Compare the graph with those for Carno and Llanwnog.
Is the overall trend the same?
The government report which published the figures of the 1871 census said that the population had risen then because a new lead mine had opened.
Why do you think the population fell at the end of the period?
 
 

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