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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1870 1871 1877
Wheat 6,778 Show data context 6,964 Show data context 3,804 Show data context
Barley or Bere 1,434 Show data context 1,448 Show data context 2,648 Show data context
Oats 52,095 Show data context 49,947 Show data context 51,128 Show data context
Rye 576 Show data context 526 Show data context 360 Show data context
Beans 1,390 Show data context 1,660 Show data context 1,786 Show data context
Peas 10 Show data context 19 Show data context 27 Show data context
Potatoes 8,777 Show data context 8,093 Show data context 7,775 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 9,457 Show data context 9,562 Show data context 8,938 Show data context
Mangold 375 Show data context 458 Show data context 871 Show data context
Carrots 363 Show data context 429 Show data context 313 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 170 Show data context 167 Show data context 130 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 183 Show data context 161 Show data context 183 Show data context
Flax 114 Show data context 123 Show data context 24 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 685 Show data context 687 Show data context 222 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 28,930 Show data context 29,058 Show data context 27,902 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 69,148 Show data context 59,534 Show data context 74,796 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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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, Ayrshire ScoCnty 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.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10145960/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 17th June 2021