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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 58,831 Show data context 55,295 Show data context
Barley or Bere 30,549 Show data context 28,270 Show data context
Oats 23,560 Show data context 27,154 Show data context
Rye 408 Show data context 488 Show data context
Beans 16,309 Show data context 15,067 Show data context
Peas 9,727 Show data context 7,658 Show data context
Potatoes 2,185 Show data context 1,402 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 21,541 Show data context 18,949 Show data context
Mangold 4,890 Show data context 4,867 Show data context
Carrots 174 Show data context 64 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 2,037 Show data context 1,589 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 7,492 Show data context 9,418 Show data context
Flax 71 Show data context 1 Show data context
Hops 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,342 Show data context 10,276 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 24,565 Show data context 26,828 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 5,192 Show data context 5,594 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, Buckinghamshire 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/10107271/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 14th October 2019