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  Census figures for Betws Cedewain parish  
 

 
  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 821 people
In the year 1851 - 753
In the year 1861 - 730
In the year 1871 - 638
In the year 1881 - 572
In the year 1891 - 579
In the year 1901 - 530

 
 

Betws Cedewain is a large rural hill parish. In Victorian times most of the inhabitants would have been involved in working on the land in some way.
There would also have been important local craftsmen and women like shoemakers and tailors providing a vital service to local people.

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