Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 17,250 Show data context 38,581 Show data context 117,090 Show data context 27,103 Show data context
1871 12,345 Show data context 36,982 Show data context 90,508 Show data context 35,197 Show data context
1877 13,985 Show data context 41,329 Show data context 91,471 Show data context 32,382 Show data context
1885 13,451 Show data context 49,525 Show data context 85,105 Show data context 28,925 Show data context 177,970 Show data context
1891 13,185 Show data context 48,817 Show data context 85,333 Show data context 28,632 Show data context
1900 12,131 Show data context 42,751 Show data context 69,757 Show data context 21,017 Show data context
1901 12,219 Show data context 41,349 Show data context 67,452 Show data context 18,853 Show data context
1910 11,607 Show data context 46,902 Show data context 65,036 Show data context 21,258 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, Surrey AncC 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/10152859/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 15th August 2020