Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1869 48,983 Show data context 41,121 Show data context 56,086 Show data context
1871 45,600 Show data context 39,989 Show data context 54,631 Show data context
1877 49,145 Show data context 42,413 Show data context 57,639 Show data context
1885 55,566 Show data context 42,160 Show data context 73,747 Show data context
1891 58,290 Show data context 45,342 Show data context 75,840 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1869 - 1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1871 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, North Riding Riding through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001213/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 17th October 2019