Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 12,703 Show data context 52,618 Show data context 195,432 Show data context 17,055 Show data context
1871 11,744 Show data context 55,303 Show data context 199,644 Show data context 22,357 Show data context
1877 13,428 Show data context 59,542 Show data context 201,545 Show data context 24,085 Show data context
1885 13,991 Show data context 67,299 Show data context 211,462 Show data context 22,218 Show data context 155,802 Show data context
1891 15,454 Show data context 70,670 Show data context 232,663 Show data context 25,330 Show data context
1901 17,450 Show data context 70,428 Show data context 272,404 Show data context 20,776 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1869 - 1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1871 - 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cardiganshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10186006/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 18th January 2020