Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 11,927 Show data context 3,979 Show data context
1877 12,742 Show data context 4,962 Show data context
1885 12,767 Show data context 4,986 Show data context
1891 13,085 Show data context 4,852 Show data context
1900 13,052 Show data context 5,130 Show data context
1901 13,353 Show data context 5,203 Show data context
1910 14,577 Show data context 4,957 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, 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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Date accessed: 21st September 2019