Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1885
Wheat 19,281 Show data context
Barley or Bere 2,039 Show data context
Oats 52,944 Show data context
Rye 2,970 Show data context
Beans 1,996 Show data context
Peas 242 Show data context
Potatoes 28,052 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 9,640 Show data context
Mangold 1,599 Show data context
Carrots 127 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 698 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,975 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 590 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 58,818 Show data context
Date: Source:
1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). 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 1881.

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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 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2021