Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 27,539 Show data context 19,722 Show data context 18,125 Show data context
Barley or Bere 12,245 Show data context 7,773 Show data context 8,429 Show data context
Oats 23,967 Show data context 23,918 Show data context 21,943 Show data context
Rye 771 Show data context 1,358 Show data context 1,481 Show data context
Beans 1,900 Show data context 875 Show data context 837 Show data context
Peas 3,990 Show data context 2,328 Show data context 2,325 Show data context
Potatoes 5,935 Show data context 5,609 Show data context 5,770 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 13,133 Show data context 9,291 Show data context 9,026 Show data context
Mangold 8,478 Show data context 8,603 Show data context 7,719 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 2,199 Show data context 2,821 Show data context 2,703 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 4,436 Show data context 3,423 Show data context 3,030 Show data context
Other Green Crops 4,286 Show data context 5,130 Show data context 4,950 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 20,705 Show data context 16,873 Show data context 18,164 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 4,017 Show data context 5,335 Show data context 5,551 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 1,955 Show data context 1,300 Show data context 1,232 Show data context
Small Fruit 1,129 Show data context 1,311 Show data context 1,260 Show data context
Bare Fallow 8,483 Show data context 6,142 Show data context 7,536 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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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 for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152859/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 04th August 2020