Ages of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Sheep Categories for 1866-1891 1871 1877 1885
1 Year Old and Above 17,571,552 Show data context 18,145,205 Show data context 16,537,607 Show data context
Under 1 Year Old 9,548,017 Show data context 10,015,959 Show data context 9,997,028 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1885 Great Britain Historical GIS Project

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Between 1866 and 1891, the Agricultural Census simply divided sheep into two age groups.

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Date accessed: 02nd December 2020