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 24,224 Show data context 19,456 Show data context 18,541 Show data context
Stallions used for service 181 Show data context 46 Show data context 64 Show data context
Unbroken, One year and above 5,058 Show data context 1,705 Show data context 1,509 Show data context
Unbroken, Under one year 1,925 Show data context 656 Show data context 658 Show data context
Other Horses 6,303 Show data context 3,720 Show data context 3,732 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, Essex 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 2020