Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1870 5,646 Show data context 1,035 Show data context
1871 5,449 Show data context 1,145 Show data context
1877 5,561 Show data context 1,613 Show data context
1884 5,822 Show data context 1,386 Show data context
1885 5,874 Show data context 1,491 Show data context
1901 6,068 Show data context 1,706 Show data context
1931 4,755 Show data context 1,083 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ross and Cromarty ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2019