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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 95,830 Show data context 86,302 Show data context
Barley or Bere 43,288 Show data context 40,656 Show data context
Oats 15,361 Show data context 18,965 Show data context
Rye 429 Show data context 312 Show data context
Beans 16,950 Show data context 16,553 Show data context
Peas 11,001 Show data context 8,223 Show data context
Potatoes 7,931 Show data context 6,036 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 43,996 Show data context 40,572 Show data context
Mangold 5,320 Show data context 3,640 Show data context
Carrots 240 Show data context 118 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 1,188 Show data context 1,157 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 11,232 Show data context 13,811 Show data context
Flax 163 Show data context 41 Show data context
Hops 35 Show data context 32 Show data context
Bare Fallow 7,045 Show data context 11,865 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 55,784 Show data context 55,323 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 36,820 Show data context 38,391 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, Gloucestershire 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/10107283/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 16th July 2020