Generalised Sheep Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.

 

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Agricultural Census Generalised Sheep Categories 1900 1901 1910
Breeding Ewes 307,174 Show data context 290,661 Show data context 338,024 Show data context
Lambs (Aged under 1) 319,094 Show data context 290,944 Show data context 377,649 Show data context
All Other Sheep 290,969 Show data context 274,825 Show data context 309,261 Show data context
Date: Source:
1900 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This set of three generalised categories was suggested by Dr. John Chapman (University of Portsmouth) and identifies breeding ewes, lambs aged under one, and all other sheep. Dr. Chapman notes that the number of ewes measures the breeding stock while the number of lambs measures the productivity of that stock.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kent AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Sheep Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th July 2020