Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 68,708 Show data context 48,468 Show data context
1877 71,043 Show data context 58,595 Show data context
1881 72,208 Show data context 65,559 Show data context
1885 71,592 Show data context 68,016 Show data context
1891 80,645 Show data context 69,541 Show data context
1900 90,955 Show data context 62,329 Show data context
1901 91,876 Show data context 62,748 Show data context
1910 96,582 Show data context 61,155 Show data context
1920 82,091 Show data context 78,897 Show data context
1930 78,534 Show data context 46,276 Show data context
1931 78,378 Show data context 45,013 Show data context
1940 72,033 Show data context 49,521 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1940 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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

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

Date accessed: 20th June 2019