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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 77,610 Show data context 67,903 Show data context
Barley or Bere 29,311 Show data context 28,026 Show data context
Oats 14,209 Show data context 16,810 Show data context
Rye 470 Show data context 407 Show data context
Beans 24,203 Show data context 21,953 Show data context
Peas 12,488 Show data context 8,324 Show data context
Potatoes 3,707 Show data context 2,189 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 19,921 Show data context 18,205 Show data context
Mangold 5,692 Show data context 4,365 Show data context
Carrots 148 Show data context 97 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 703 Show data context 782 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 6,430 Show data context 5,707 Show data context
Flax 96 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 9,099 Show data context 17,133 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 27,071 Show data context 27,806 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 15,394 Show data context 16,221 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, Warwickshire 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/10041764/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 29th September 2020