Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 7,416 Show data context 4,328 Show data context
1877 8,382 Show data context 5,046 Show data context
1885 8,181 Show data context 5,810 Show data context
1891 8,360 Show data context 7,094 Show data context
1901 10,198 Show data context 7,252 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1901 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cardiganshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th January 2020