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  Census figures for Churchstoke parish  

  The actual recorded figures for the population of Churchstoke parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 1064 people
In the year 1851 - 1025
In the year 1861 - 1369
In the year 1871 - 1320
In the year 1881 - 1263
In the year 1891 - 1118
In the year 1901 - 1031

Throughout the Victorian period most of the people of this rural parish would have been working on the land in some way.
As we can see from the Trade Directories though, most small communities had their own craftsmen providing the things local people needed.

Compare this graph with those of other parishes in the area.
Is the overall trend the same?
If the trend differs, in what way does it differ?

What was happening in the around in the 1860s in Montgomeryshire which might have caused the population to rise?


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