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 67,208 Show data context 42,993 Show data context 42,376 Show data context
Barley or Bere 47,796 Show data context 36,748 Show data context 36,165 Show data context
Oats 49,045 Show data context 47,413 Show data context 44,497 Show data context
Rye 639 Show data context 894 Show data context 979 Show data context
Beans 12,190 Show data context 7,019 Show data context 5,681 Show data context
Peas 18,686 Show data context 12,884 Show data context 13,161 Show data context
Potatoes 13,501 Show data context 13,302 Show data context 13,632 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 23,429 Show data context 18,556 Show data context 18,416 Show data context
Mangold 12,077 Show data context 11,835 Show data context 11,894 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 6,622 Show data context 7,457 Show data context 6,694 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 11,081 Show data context 7,555 Show data context 7,341 Show data context
Other Green Crops 10,550 Show data context 14,230 Show data context 15,440 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 43,380 Show data context 36,632 Show data context 38,374 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 10,037 Show data context 12,364 Show data context 11,671 Show data context
Flax 14 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 34,266 Show data context 31,514 Show data context 31,242 Show data context
Small Fruit 18,061 Show data context 22,466 Show data context 22,778 Show data context
Bare Fallow 9,841 Show data context 7,487 Show data context 8,675 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, Kent 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/10001080/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 16th July 2020