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 43,042 Show data context 34,298 Show data context 31,862 Show data context
Barley or Bere 23,345 Show data context 18,682 Show data context 18,191 Show data context
Oats 26,326 Show data context 29,803 Show data context 28,044 Show data context
Rye 323 Show data context 523 Show data context 669 Show data context
Beans 9,149 Show data context 6,433 Show data context 6,189 Show data context
Peas 4,260 Show data context 3,116 Show data context 2,860 Show data context
Potatoes 1,482 Show data context 1,586 Show data context 1,710 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 15,861 Show data context 10,100 Show data context 9,659 Show data context
Mangold 4,732 Show data context 5,435 Show data context 5,123 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 1,365 Show data context 2,938 Show data context 1,987 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 5,479 Show data context 3,750 Show data context 3,362 Show data context
Other Green Crops 804 Show data context 1,789 Show data context 2,140 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 25,760 Show data context 24,866 Show data context 28,342 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 4,630 Show data context 6,604 Show data context 7,001 Show data context
Flax 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 409 Show data context 594 Show data context 676 Show data context
Bare Fallow 7,501 Show data context 5,872 Show data context 8,158 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, Buckinghamshire 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/10107271/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019