Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 11,417 Show data context 38,942 Show data context 201,873 Show data context 14,082 Show data context
1871 9,727 Show data context 38,557 Show data context 178,704 Show data context 16,857 Show data context
1877 10,730 Show data context 40,378 Show data context 189,034 Show data context 15,906 Show data context
1885 11,881 Show data context 50,554 Show data context 184,955 Show data context 17,126 Show data context 130,933 Show data context
1891 12,489 Show data context 50,479 Show data context 226,294 Show data context 19,849 Show data context
1900 13,209 Show data context 49,799 Show data context 227,142 Show data context 16,426 Show data context
1901 13,353 Show data context 48,270 Show data context 227,932 Show data context 14,658 Show data context
1910 14,059 Show data context 49,479 Show data context 252,839 Show data context 14,060 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, Monmouthshire 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/10024870/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 22nd September 2019