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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1870 1871 1877
Wheat 6,830 Show data context 8,686 Show data context 4,766 Show data context
Barley or Bere 9,692 Show data context 9,125 Show data context 10,584 Show data context
Oats 29,128 Show data context 27,540 Show data context 30,890 Show data context
Rye 1,403 Show data context 1,735 Show data context 1,401 Show data context
Beans 51 Show data context 81 Show data context 76 Show data context
Peas 223 Show data context 215 Show data context 157 Show data context
Potatoes 9,453 Show data context 10,095 Show data context 9,195 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 17,104 Show data context 16,778 Show data context 17,294 Show data context
Mangold 49 Show data context 57 Show data context 24 Show data context
Carrots 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 12 Show data context 18 Show data context 59 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 630 Show data context 672 Show data context 785 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
Bare Fallow 644 Show data context 608 Show data context 656 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 10,640 Show data context 11,242 Show data context 12,034 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 19,573 Show data context 18,456 Show data context 19,601 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1877 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 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ross and Cromarty ScoCnty 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/10085172/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 23rd August 2019