Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 4,417 Show data context 2,565 Show data context
1877 4,658 Show data context 3,107 Show data context
1885 4,693 Show data context 3,927 Show data context
1891 5,016 Show data context 4,264 Show data context
1900 5,691 Show data context 3,251 Show data context
1901 5,984 Show data context 3,291 Show data context
1910 5,892 Show data context 3,280 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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Date accessed: 18th March 2019