Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.


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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 17,876 Show data context 5,030 Show data context
1877 18,780 Show data context 6,354 Show data context
1885 19,002 Show data context 7,453 Show data context
1891 20,425 Show data context 7,911 Show data context
1900 20,733 Show data context 6,797 Show data context
1901 21,252 Show data context 6,727 Show data context
1910 23,022 Show data context 6,690 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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Date accessed: 16th July 2020