Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 9,307 Show data context 6,824 Show data context 5,566 Show data context
Barley or Bere 7,246 Show data context 5,020 Show data context 4,538 Show data context
Oats 7,987 Show data context 8,942 Show data context 8,558 Show data context
Rye 23 Show data context 66 Show data context 66 Show data context
Beans 338 Show data context 271 Show data context 205 Show data context
Peas 465 Show data context 250 Show data context 225 Show data context
Potatoes 1,723 Show data context 1,470 Show data context 1,403 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 7,008 Show data context 5,227 Show data context 5,055 Show data context
Mangold 929 Show data context 1,214 Show data context 1,212 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 119 Show data context 246 Show data context 306 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 871 Show data context 677 Show data context 600 Show data context
Other Green Crops 345 Show data context 295 Show data context 238 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 11,574 Show data context 10,289 Show data context 11,342 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 4,841 Show data context 4,079 Show data context 5,285 Show data context
Flax 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 154 Show data context 101 Show data context 127 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,997 Show data context 1,008 Show data context 1,095 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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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 for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024870/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 16th October 2019