Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1869 74,619 Show data context 58,739 Show data context 70,506 Show data context
1871 68,624 Show data context 60,294 Show data context 64,161 Show data context
1877 76,103 Show data context 63,047 Show data context 77,165 Show data context
1885 90,937 Show data context 59,884 Show data context 102,600 Show data context
1891 98,637 Show data context 65,528 Show data context 110,064 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 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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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Devon AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10041752/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 23rd September 2019