Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1884 1885
Wheat 2,422 Show data context 2,003 Show data context
Barley or Bere 2,126 Show data context 2,224 Show data context
Oats 51,673 Show data context 51,739 Show data context
Rye 293 Show data context 282 Show data context
Beans 1,448 Show data context 1,373 Show data context
Peas 5 Show data context 24 Show data context
Potatoes 8,297 Show data context 7,711 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 7,716 Show data context 7,383 Show data context
Mangold 521 Show data context 570 Show data context
Carrots 349 Show data context 418 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 165 Show data context 225 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 168 Show data context 132 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 645 Show data context 156 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 108,757 Show data context 123,712 Show data context
Date: Source:
1884 - 1885 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 1881.

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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 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10145960/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 17th June 2021