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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 81,332 Show data context 79,103 Show data context
Barley or Bere 54,494 Show data context 54,918 Show data context
Oats 18,671 Show data context 18,781 Show data context
Rye 716 Show data context 549 Show data context
Beans 21,230 Show data context 19,982 Show data context
Peas 11,683 Show data context 7,973 Show data context
Potatoes 3,093 Show data context 2,345 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 28,523 Show data context 24,114 Show data context
Mangold 6,086 Show data context 5,351 Show data context
Carrots 403 Show data context 225 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 3,395 Show data context 2,232 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 8,174 Show data context 8,653 Show data context
Flax 84 Show data context 8 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 6 Show data context
Bare Fallow 9,928 Show data context 17,647 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 21,007 Show data context 23,317 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 12,758 Show data context 11,991 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, Northamptonshire AncC 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/10024833/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 13th December 2019