Categories of horse as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Horse Categories for 1940-51 1940
Horses used for agricultural purposes 23,798 Show data context
Unbroken horses one year and over 4,226 Show data context
Light horses under one year 625 Show data context
Heavy horses under one year 947 Show data context
Stallions for service 135 Show data context
Other Horses 6,014 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1940 and 1950 the Agricultural Census divided horses into these six categories. The 1960 census did not report numbers of horses.

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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: 10th August 2022