Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1869 28,376 Show data context 27,079 Show data context 24,641 Show data context
1871 27,244 Show data context 26,950 Show data context 24,608 Show data context
1877 30,003 Show data context 30,679 Show data context 28,233 Show data context
1885 38,432 Show data context 33,278 Show data context 42,586 Show data context
1891 35,860 Show data context 31,822 Show data context 41,368 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 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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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warwickshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10041764/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 29th September 2020