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 74,888 Show data context 57,376 Show data context 50,520 Show data context
Barley or Bere 52,400 Show data context 44,235 Show data context 44,022 Show data context
Oats 104,212 Show data context 122,025 Show data context 122,627 Show data context
Rye 416 Show data context 436 Show data context 424 Show data context
Beans 890 Show data context 724 Show data context 721 Show data context
Peas 777 Show data context 407 Show data context 554 Show data context
Potatoes 12,948 Show data context 12,468 Show data context 12,911 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 68,614 Show data context 56,073 Show data context 54,867 Show data context
Mangold 29,628 Show data context 31,907 Show data context 31,702 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 16,282 Show data context 18,478 Show data context 17,068 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 3,644 Show data context 2,797 Show data context 2,402 Show data context
Other Green Crops 987 Show data context 1,046 Show data context 930 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 71,072 Show data context 74,386 Show data context 76,521 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 136,628 Show data context 144,705 Show data context 140,515 Show data context
Flax 30 Show data context 9 Show data context 11 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 1,268 Show data context 1,356 Show data context 1,417 Show data context
Bare Fallow 10,758 Show data context 7,179 Show data context 6,839 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, Devon 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/10041752/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 21st October 2019