Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1869.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories for 1869 1869
Wheat 130,774 Show data context
Barley or Bere 48,123 Show data context
Oats 78,607 Show data context
Rye 2,472 Show data context
Beans 16,555 Show data context
Peas 11,962 Show data context
Potatoes 12,065 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 76,180 Show data context
Mangold 2,933 Show data context
Carrots 201 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 9,564 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 8,698 Show data context
Flax 2,678 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 24,141 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 77,363 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,


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Date: Acknowledgments:
1869 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.


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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1869.

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Date accessed: 01st October 2020