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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 34,524 Show data context 25,606 Show data context
Barley or Bere 4,586 Show data context 3,322 Show data context
Oats 45,294 Show data context 47,409 Show data context
Rye 1,726 Show data context 1,598 Show data context
Beans 3,980 Show data context 2,879 Show data context
Peas 567 Show data context 288 Show data context
Potatoes 24,806 Show data context 20,360 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 8,232 Show data context 8,599 Show data context
Mangold 2,335 Show data context 2,067 Show data context
Carrots 197 Show data context 125 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 217 Show data context 511 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,134 Show data context 1,115 Show data context
Flax 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,890 Show data context 2,043 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 54,652 Show data context 48,362 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 11,254 Show data context 10,081 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, Cheshire 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/10193850/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 16th October 2021