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 60,899 Show data context 47,379 Show data context 43,301 Show data context
Barley or Bere 32,348 Show data context 28,237 Show data context 28,919 Show data context
Oats 25,493 Show data context 33,553 Show data context 31,655 Show data context
Rye 181 Show data context 449 Show data context 324 Show data context
Beans 11,324 Show data context 9,068 Show data context 8,626 Show data context
Peas 3,899 Show data context 2,809 Show data context 2,725 Show data context
Potatoes 5,465 Show data context 4,048 Show data context 4,074 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 33,756 Show data context 28,174 Show data context 27,189 Show data context
Mangold 3,903 Show data context 5,470 Show data context 5,047 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 979 Show data context 1,489 Show data context 1,540 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 7,668 Show data context 6,189 Show data context 5,214 Show data context
Other Green Crops 1,997 Show data context 1,665 Show data context 1,710 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 52,819 Show data context 53,432 Show data context 57,935 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 37,112 Show data context 35,782 Show data context 36,661 Show data context
Flax 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 25 Show data context 47 Show data context 46 Show data context
Small Fruit 1,224 Show data context 1,498 Show data context 1,530 Show data context
Bare Fallow 7,101 Show data context 4,431 Show data context 5,426 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, Gloucestershire 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: 11th July 2020