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 54,300 Show data context 43,187 Show data context 44,399 Show data context
Barley or Bere 47,081 Show data context 43,676 Show data context 42,164 Show data context
Oats 21,419 Show data context 27,714 Show data context 25,706 Show data context
Rye 129 Show data context 238 Show data context 330 Show data context
Beans 12,665 Show data context 10,091 Show data context 9,221 Show data context
Peas 4,480 Show data context 3,375 Show data context 3,052 Show data context
Potatoes 2,550 Show data context 3,216 Show data context 3,854 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 21,769 Show data context 18,101 Show data context 17,737 Show data context
Mangold 5,461 Show data context 6,720 Show data context 6,317 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 1,204 Show data context 2,332 Show data context 2,044 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 4,701 Show data context 3,250 Show data context 2,789 Show data context
Other Green Crops 1,357 Show data context 1,534 Show data context 1,632 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 24,662 Show data context 23,512 Show data context 26,840 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 9,721 Show data context 10,143 Show data context 8,745 Show data context
Flax 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 328 Show data context 319 Show data context 396 Show data context
Bare Fallow 12,288 Show data context 8,462 Show data context 8,743 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, Northamptonshire 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.

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Date accessed: 04th April 2020