Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1885
Wheat 74,093 Show data context
Barley or Bere 48,088 Show data context
Oats 47,659 Show data context
Rye 1,289 Show data context
Beans 14,281 Show data context
Peas 18,622 Show data context
Potatoes 17,176 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 26,461 Show data context
Mangold 11,833 Show data context
Carrots 497 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 6,881 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 27,070 Show data context
Flax 17 Show data context
Hops 44,834 Show data context
Bare Fallow 8,835 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 54,209 Show data context
Date: Source:
1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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.

 

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1881.

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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 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001080/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 16th July 2020