Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 21,508 Show data context 7,242 Show data context
1877 22,302 Show data context 10,835 Show data context
1885 23,229 Show data context 11,619 Show data context
1891 24,796 Show data context 11,361 Show data context
1900 26,421 Show data context 9,560 Show data context
1901 26,865 Show data context 9,871 Show data context
1910 30,185 Show data context 9,143 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2021