Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 32,235 Show data context 63,087 Show data context 1,025,115 Show data context 45,987 Show data context
1871 27,197 Show data context 60,422 Show data context 900,348 Show data context 63,127 Show data context
1877 29,616 Show data context 64,597 Show data context 971,098 Show data context 64,654 Show data context
1885 28,668 Show data context 76,707 Show data context 1,019,847 Show data context 63,929 Show data context 379,012 Show data context
1891 29,366 Show data context 83,683 Show data context 986,166 Show data context 72,683 Show data context
1900 27,398 Show data context 77,662 Show data context 917,237 Show data context 58,361 Show data context
1901 27,251 Show data context 73,047 Show data context 856,430 Show data context 55,564 Show data context
1910 27,127 Show data context 90,413 Show data context 1,024,934 Show data context 61,960 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, Kent AncC 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/10001080/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 11th July 2020