Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 40,622 Show data context 76,886 Show data context 539,981 Show data context 40,064 Show data context
1871 36,518 Show data context 72,406 Show data context 482,150 Show data context 53,017 Show data context
1877 39,232 Show data context 78,609 Show data context 511,298 Show data context 57,593 Show data context
1885 37,625 Show data context 88,189 Show data context 424,724 Show data context 46,472 Show data context 362,562 Show data context
1891 42,665 Show data context 89,147 Show data context 494,478 Show data context 64,998 Show data context
1900 43,743 Show data context 88,860 Show data context 429,856 Show data context 56,074 Show data context
1901 42,514 Show data context 86,683 Show data context 467,364 Show data context 51,847 Show data context
1910 39,532 Show data context 95,533 Show data context 500,864 Show data context 58,775 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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1869 - 1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1871 - 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, East Riding Riding through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10134894/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 19th September 2020