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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 126,334 Show data context 100,226 Show data context
Barley or Bere 169,751 Show data context 147,212 Show data context
Oats 253,672 Show data context 239,298 Show data context
Rye 2,338 Show data context 1,455 Show data context
Beans 4,071 Show data context 2,979 Show data context
Peas 4,534 Show data context 3,508 Show data context
Potatoes 51,853 Show data context 42,942 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 69,833 Show data context 70,813 Show data context
Mangold 7,380 Show data context 7,713 Show data context
Carrots 341 Show data context 376 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 1,062 Show data context 1,305 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 6,072 Show data context 6,386 Show data context
Flax 175 Show data context 28 Show data context
Hops 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 37,843 Show data context 22,838 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 217,964 Show data context 207,012 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 157,122 Show data context 144,785 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, Wales Dep 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/10001055/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 16th June 2019