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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 116,139 Show data context 100,931 Show data context
Barley or Bere 61,595 Show data context 77,848 Show data context
Oats 72,632 Show data context 73,126 Show data context
Rye 2,368 Show data context 1,926 Show data context
Beans 16,300 Show data context 10,812 Show data context
Peas 12,514 Show data context 13,625 Show data context
Potatoes 12,112 Show data context 10,398 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 76,182 Show data context 75,979 Show data context
Mangold 4,237 Show data context 4,729 Show data context
Carrots 315 Show data context 283 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 8,832 Show data context 9,542 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 9,328 Show data context 9,970 Show data context
Flax 1,426 Show data context 1,624 Show data context
Hops 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 17,670 Show data context 21,189 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 17,271 Show data context 17,537 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 70,148 Show data context 70,385 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, East Riding Riding 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.

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Date accessed: 19th September 2020