Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 125,603 Show data context 105,806 Show data context 99,601 Show data context
Barley or Bere 146,321 Show data context 136,682 Show data context 134,971 Show data context
Oats 22,219 Show data context 42,498 Show data context 44,002 Show data context
Rye 4,930 Show data context 4,008 Show data context 4,388 Show data context
Beans 37,290 Show data context 30,960 Show data context 31,688 Show data context
Peas 21,669 Show data context 17,484 Show data context 16,422 Show data context
Potatoes 2,233 Show data context 2,577 Show data context 2,877 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 53,778 Show data context 51,856 Show data context 51,834 Show data context
Mangold 34,831 Show data context 35,915 Show data context 34,806 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 3,825 Show data context 6,384 Show data context 5,127 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 10,171 Show data context 8,934 Show data context 7,345 Show data context
Other Green Crops 6,109 Show data context 8,346 Show data context 9,561 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 65,266 Show data context 65,666 Show data context 71,108 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 31,099 Show data context 41,321 Show data context 37,143 Show data context
Flax 14 Show data context 18 Show data context 70 Show data context
Hops 20 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context
Small Fruit 623 Show data context 711 Show data context 665 Show data context
Bare Fallow 28,334 Show data context 20,463 Show data context 23,492 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Suffolk AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10213496/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 18th November 2018