Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 31,379 Show data context 13,743 Show data context
1877 34,396 Show data context 18,041 Show data context
1885 34,694 Show data context 16,633 Show data context
1891 37,777 Show data context 18,966 Show data context
1900 42,338 Show data context 17,655 Show data context
1901 43,154 Show data context 17,394 Show data context
1910 44,611 Show data context 15,525 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: 19th November 2019