Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1885
Wheat 84,927 Show data context
Barley or Bere 60,459 Show data context
Oats 105,037 Show data context
Rye 260 Show data context
Beans 861 Show data context
Peas 700 Show data context
Potatoes 13,718 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 74,747 Show data context
Mangold 29,011 Show data context
Carrots 192 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 13,964 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 9,190 Show data context
Flax 33 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 21,063 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 196,743 Show data context
Date: Source:
1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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.

 

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1881.

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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 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10041752/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 20th September 2019