Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 15,376 Show data context 16,740 Show data context 12,223 Show data context
Barley or Bere 2,234 Show data context 1,630 Show data context 2,106 Show data context
Oats 56,500 Show data context 61,019 Show data context 62,556 Show data context
Rye 3,178 Show data context 2,173 Show data context 2,138 Show data context
Beans 1,368 Show data context 561 Show data context 541 Show data context
Peas 220 Show data context 326 Show data context 304 Show data context
Potatoes 26,083 Show data context 25,514 Show data context 24,892 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 10,455 Show data context 9,720 Show data context 9,313 Show data context
Mangold 2,075 Show data context 4,461 Show data context 4,368 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 558 Show data context 995 Show data context 967 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 271 Show data context 175 Show data context 163 Show data context
Other Green Crops 1,119 Show data context 1,068 Show data context 1,068 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 50,282 Show data context 56,738 Show data context 59,871 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 8,465 Show data context 14,249 Show data context 14,111 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 1,526 Show data context 1,674 Show data context 1,713 Show data context
Bare Fallow 592 Show data context 266 Show data context 435 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1901 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 tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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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 for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10193850/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 16th October 2021