Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 60,742 Show data context 222,789 Show data context 735,900 Show data context 52,171 Show data context
1871 45,122 Show data context 217,088 Show data context 676,815 Show data context 77,904 Show data context
1877 52,437 Show data context 235,725 Show data context 738,717 Show data context 78,879 Show data context
1885 51,327 Show data context 274,506 Show data context 630,054 Show data context 74,007 Show data context 696,431 Show data context
1891 56,743 Show data context 281,112 Show data context 753,288 Show data context 94,691 Show data context
1900 59,993 Show data context 271,922 Show data context 676,485 Show data context 89,001 Show data context
1901 60,548 Show data context 276,626 Show data context 694,954 Show data context 82,904 Show data context
1910 60,136 Show data context 273,230 Show data context 714,752 Show data context 93,678 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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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, West Riding Riding 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/10186134/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 21st November 2019