Categories of horse as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Horse Categories for 1920-31 1920 1930 1931
Used for Agriculture 32,396 Show data context 28,634 Show data context 27,848 Show data context
Stallions used for service 257 Show data context 129 Show data context 130 Show data context
Unbroken, One year and above 10,218 Show data context 3,541 Show data context 3,779 Show data context
Unbroken, Under one year 3,928 Show data context 1,567 Show data context 1,614 Show data context
Other Horses 9,307 Show data context 6,681 Show data context 6,420 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1920 and 1931 the Agricultural Census divided horses into these five categories.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Devon AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of horse as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 13th August 2022