Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1866.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories for 1866 1866
Wheat 113,862 Show data context
Barley or Bere 146,323 Show data context
Oats 251,893 Show data context
Rye 2,452 Show data context
Beans 3,534 Show data context
Peas 3,010 Show data context
Potatoes 44,266 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 62,442 Show data context
Mangold 3,864 Show data context
Carrots 295 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 1,329 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 27,069 Show data context
Hops 14 Show data context
Bare Fallow 109,878 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 256,722 Show data context
Date: Source:
1866 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1866.

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Date accessed: 25th June 2019