Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 34,855 Show data context 183,527 Show data context 755,251 Show data context 77,415 Show data context
1871 28,750 Show data context 181,332 Show data context 639,215 Show data context 90,821 Show data context
1877 33,137 Show data context 194,138 Show data context 665,065 Show data context 100,112 Show data context
1885 34,848 Show data context 236,899 Show data context 601,020 Show data context 111,719 Show data context 414,803 Show data context
1891 36,157 Show data context 243,750 Show data context 640,119 Show data context 144,070 Show data context
1900 35,981 Show data context 239,663 Show data context 519,670 Show data context 118,884 Show data context
1901 36,736 Show data context 237,618 Show data context 500,569 Show data context 104,810 Show data context
1910 39,328 Show data context 245,988 Show data context 522,376 Show data context 114,800 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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1869 - 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.
1871 - 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Somerset AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024900/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 16th October 2021