Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 21,480 Show data context 80,096 Show data context 399,745 Show data context 35,952 Show data context
1871 17,054 Show data context 78,802 Show data context 350,358 Show data context 43,637 Show data context
1877 19,851 Show data context 88,915 Show data context 355,258 Show data context 43,112 Show data context
1885 20,630 Show data context 114,296 Show data context 296,867 Show data context 41,348 Show data context 231,362 Show data context
1891 21,297 Show data context 109,050 Show data context 329,670 Show data context 48,876 Show data context
1900 22,482 Show data context 108,592 Show data context 272,189 Show data context 36,405 Show data context
1901 22,408 Show data context 106,828 Show data context 262,506 Show data context 31,366 Show data context
1910 23,467 Show data context 121,599 Show data context 280,213 Show data context 29,791 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, Warwickshire 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/10041764/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 29th September 2020