Total number of farms and smallholdings

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Total Number of Farms 1920 1931
Total Number of Holdings 2,935 Show data context 2,730 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Farm Census usually lists the total number of holdings, i.e. the overall number of farms. This usually excluded holdings of less than an acre, and of course holdings of more than an acre but less than, say, 5 acres would usually be described as smallholdings rather than farms.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Merionethshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Total number of farms and smallholdings, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th October 2019