Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 44,036 Show data context 36,927 Show data context 32,140 Show data context
Barley or Bere 16,805 Show data context 13,383 Show data context 14,097 Show data context
Oats 23,782 Show data context 29,558 Show data context 29,536 Show data context
Rye 315 Show data context 602 Show data context 445 Show data context
Beans 12,170 Show data context 8,606 Show data context 8,713 Show data context
Peas 4,595 Show data context 3,437 Show data context 3,498 Show data context
Potatoes 5,616 Show data context 6,744 Show data context 6,929 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 15,501 Show data context 10,480 Show data context 10,547 Show data context
Mangold 3,983 Show data context 6,342 Show data context 6,132 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 1,057 Show data context 2,096 Show data context 1,766 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 2,765 Show data context 1,682 Show data context 1,520 Show data context
Other Green Crops 793 Show data context 1,005 Show data context 1,089 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 24,051 Show data context 24,914 Show data context 26,833 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 10,291 Show data context 8,260 Show data context 8,106 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 497 Show data context 550 Show data context 529 Show data context
Bare Fallow 8,227 Show data context 6,115 Show data context 7,297 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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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 for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 29th September 2020