Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 74,374 Show data context 57,526 Show data context
Barley or Bere 69,894 Show data context 80,086 Show data context
Oats 66,567 Show data context 66,733 Show data context
Rye 1,453 Show data context 1,338 Show data context
Beans 10,590 Show data context 9,192 Show data context
Peas 6,884 Show data context 3,690 Show data context
Potatoes 13,243 Show data context 8,686 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 58,223 Show data context 59,630 Show data context
Mangold 1,935 Show data context 2,195 Show data context
Carrots 146 Show data context 111 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 4,686 Show data context 4,691 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 4,155 Show data context 4,205 Show data context
Flax 307 Show data context 108 Show data context
Hops 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 28,937 Show data context 29,918 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 37,259 Show data context 33,502 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 43,951 Show data context 41,885 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, North Riding Riding through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001213/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 17th October 2019