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  Census figures for Llandysul parish  

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 876 people
In the year 1851 - 808
In the year 1861 - 790
In the year 1871 - 830
In the year 1881 - 890
In the year 1891 - 704
In the year 1901 - 606

In the Victorian period Llandysul was a rural parish, with most of its population earning a living from the land in some way.
Because the community was close to the major routes along the Severn valley it was able to exploit transport links.

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 area in the 1870s and 1880s which might have caused the population to rise again?


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