Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 5,963 Show data context 3,764 Show data context
1877 6,232 Show data context 4,498 Show data context
1885 6,255 Show data context 5,626 Show data context
1891 6,795 Show data context 5,694 Show data context
1900 7,792 Show data context 5,417 Show data context
1901 7,871 Show data context 5,482 Show data context
1910 8,733 Show data context 5,326 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: 21st October 2019