Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 23,791 Show data context 99,641 Show data context 566,454 Show data context 28,177 Show data context
1871 19,289 Show data context 95,929 Show data context 496,860 Show data context 34,120 Show data context
1877 21,628 Show data context 105,557 Show data context 502,461 Show data context 33,448 Show data context
1885 21,953 Show data context 129,909 Show data context 452,638 Show data context 32,713 Show data context 197,269 Show data context
1891 22,439 Show data context 131,447 Show data context 463,187 Show data context 38,398 Show data context
1900 22,880 Show data context 126,341 Show data context 403,434 Show data context 28,340 Show data context
1901 23,016 Show data context 121,190 Show data context 386,400 Show data context 24,466 Show data context
1910 24,469 Show data context 138,459 Show data context 422,663 Show data context 28,855 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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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 - 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Northamptonshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024833/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 15th December 2019