Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 36,913 Show data context 27,200 Show data context 18,745 Show data context
Barley or Bere 72,564 Show data context 76,388 Show data context 78,368 Show data context
Oats 73,477 Show data context 73,179 Show data context 75,117 Show data context
Rye 1,147 Show data context 1,290 Show data context 1,329 Show data context
Beans 4,721 Show data context 3,246 Show data context 3,031 Show data context
Peas 3,318 Show data context 2,324 Show data context 2,241 Show data context
Potatoes 10,470 Show data context 12,954 Show data context 13,157 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 56,726 Show data context 51,598 Show data context 50,823 Show data context
Mangold 2,360 Show data context 6,721 Show data context 6,674 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 3,506 Show data context 3,190 Show data context 2,906 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 2,233 Show data context 2,147 Show data context 1,714 Show data context
Other Green Crops 513 Show data context 318 Show data context 377 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 31,879 Show data context 35,750 Show data context 41,031 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 42,035 Show data context 36,168 Show data context 34,732 Show data context
Flax 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 578 Show data context 583 Show data context 592 Show data context
Bare Fallow 20,220 Show data context 13,698 Show data context 14,523 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1901 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 tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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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 for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001213/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 19th October 2019