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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 21,067 Show data context 17,663 Show data context
Barley or Bere 12,220 Show data context 9,765 Show data context
Oats 7,548 Show data context 8,115 Show data context
Rye 81 Show data context 46 Show data context
Beans 805 Show data context 889 Show data context
Peas 1,800 Show data context 1,196 Show data context
Potatoes 2,619 Show data context 1,679 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 10,255 Show data context 8,769 Show data context
Mangold 1,023 Show data context 1,106 Show data context
Carrots 77 Show data context 50 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 156 Show data context 87 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,940 Show data context 2,204 Show data context
Flax 17 Show data context 5 Show data context
Hops 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 5,144 Show data context 4,770 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 19,639 Show data context 16,394 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 7,950 Show data context 6,783 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, Monmouthshire 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.

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Date accessed: 21st September 2019