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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1885
Wheat 57,568 Show data context
Barley or Bere 48,407 Show data context
Oats 25,174 Show data context
Rye 134 Show data context
Beans 16,315 Show data context
Peas 5,767 Show data context
Potatoes 2,874 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 23,819 Show data context
Mangold 5,429 Show data context
Carrots 288 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 1,017 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 6,992 Show data context
Flax 3 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 15,775 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 40,033 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, Northamptonshire 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.

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Date accessed: 05th April 2020