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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 124,804 Show data context 112,525 Show data context
Barley or Bere 88,884 Show data context 75,539 Show data context
Oats 88,537 Show data context 92,790 Show data context
Rye 553 Show data context 332 Show data context
Beans 1,407 Show data context 1,176 Show data context
Peas 2,977 Show data context 1,212 Show data context
Potatoes 21,412 Show data context 15,002 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 84,822 Show data context 82,629 Show data context
Mangold 28,248 Show data context 30,213 Show data context
Carrots 672 Show data context 289 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 17,731 Show data context 19,046 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 6,522 Show data context 10,128 Show data context
Flax 230 Show data context 55 Show data context
Hops 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bare Fallow 32,629 Show data context 24,017 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 68,836 Show data context 72,515 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 87,670 Show data context 113,413 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, Devon 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.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10041752/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 20th September 2019