Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 74,951 Show data context 69,245 Show data context
Barley or Bere 36,062 Show data context 32,096 Show data context
Oats 22,098 Show data context 23,715 Show data context
Rye 317 Show data context 360 Show data context
Beans 12,814 Show data context 15,940 Show data context
Peas 5,957 Show data context 2,958 Show data context
Potatoes 11,788 Show data context 8,163 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 36,184 Show data context 33,899 Show data context
Mangold 12,765 Show data context 11,532 Show data context
Carrots 261 Show data context 206 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 3,663 Show data context 4,025 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 6,357 Show data context 9,889 Show data context
Flax 1,080 Show data context 700 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,824 Show data context 9,104 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 36,630 Show data context 34,826 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 29,129 Show data context 29,550 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 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 tabulation by county for 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Somerset AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024900/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 21st October 2021