Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1866 222,546 Show data context 133,560 Show data context 185,295 Show data context
1869 256,445 Show data context 121,944 Show data context 210,719 Show data context
1871 250,551 Show data context 118,005 Show data context 228,032 Show data context
1877 254,392 Show data context 120,355 Show data context 241,462 Show data context
1881 260,480 Show data context 132,753 Show data context 262,112 Show data context
1885 279,975 Show data context 122,651 Show data context 306,233 Show data context
1891 294,599 Show data context 126,832 Show data context 337,878 Show data context
Date: Source:
1866 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1869 - 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.
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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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wales Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001055/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 17th June 2019