Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1885
Wheat 2,478,318 Show data context
Barley or Bere 2,257,346 Show data context
Oats 2,940,490 Show data context
Rye 50,839 Show data context
Beans 434,653 Show data context
Peas 230,360 Show data context
Potatoes 548,731 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 2,014,958 Show data context
Mangold 354,523 Show data context
Carrots 16,600 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 153,079 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 433,711 Show data context
Flax 2,490 Show data context
Hops 71,327 Show data context
Bare Fallow 560,342 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 4,654,173 Show data context
Date: Source:
1885 Great Britain Historical GIS Project

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1881.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Great Britain Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10090283/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 30th November 2020