Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 112,829 Show data context 98,697 Show data context
Barley or Bere 41,567 Show data context 43,018 Show data context
Oats 52,642 Show data context 54,509 Show data context
Rye 640 Show data context 608 Show data context
Beans 25,101 Show data context 17,820 Show data context
Peas 22,918 Show data context 20,864 Show data context
Potatoes 14,905 Show data context 13,576 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 32,609 Show data context 27,095 Show data context
Mangold 10,033 Show data context 12,113 Show data context
Carrots 585 Show data context 471 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 4,493 Show data context 6,148 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 19,039 Show data context 24,400 Show data context
Flax 388 Show data context 11 Show data context
Hops 36,672 Show data context 45,984 Show data context
Bare Fallow 8,118 Show data context 10,178 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 48,203 Show data context 47,504 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 12,826 Show data context 12,345 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 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 tabulation by county for 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kent AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001080/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 11th July 2020