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  Census figures for Llanfihangel Talyllyn parish  

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 151 people
In the year 1851 - 163
In the year 1861 - 149
In the year 1871 - 213
In the year 1881 - 253
In the year 1891 - 237
In the year 1901 - 257

In Victorian times the vast majority of people in this rural parish earned their living on the land in some way.
The government report which published the 1871 figures said that the population increase was due to people moving in to the parish to work on the new railway. New cottages were built to house them.

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