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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 8,673 Show data context 8,118 Show data context
Barley or Bere 25,038 Show data context 24,128 Show data context
Oats 31,160 Show data context 31,011 Show data context
Rye 318 Show data context 288 Show data context
Beans 35 Show data context 13 Show data context
Peas 470 Show data context 606 Show data context
Potatoes 8,338 Show data context 7,711 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 4,525 Show data context 5,157 Show data context
Mangold 564 Show data context 904 Show data context
Carrots 31 Show data context 41 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 86 Show data context 119 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 374 Show data context 619 Show data context
Flax 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 2,516 Show data context 1,468 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 18,109 Show data context 19,540 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 21,843 Show data context 24,034 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, Cardiganshire 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.

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Date accessed: 21st January 2020