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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 44,156 Show data context 41,305 Show data context
Barley or Bere 18,666 Show data context 16,701 Show data context
Oats 24,781 Show data context 27,580 Show data context
Rye 1,896 Show data context 1,557 Show data context
Beans 3,217 Show data context 3,063 Show data context
Peas 8,304 Show data context 6,758 Show data context
Potatoes 4,082 Show data context 4,252 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 19,648 Show data context 17,901 Show data context
Mangold 8,606 Show data context 8,656 Show data context
Carrots 916 Show data context 760 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 3,282 Show data context 2,542 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 8,062 Show data context 10,471 Show data context
Flax 65 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 2,128 Show data context 2,329 Show data context
Bare Fallow 10,553 Show data context 12,203 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 26,328 Show data context 26,205 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 6,213 Show data context 4,306 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, Surrey AncC 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/10152859/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 04th August 2020