Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1884 1885
Wheat 2,182 Show data context 1,185 Show data context
Barley or Bere 12,729 Show data context 13,681 Show data context
Oats 31,701 Show data context 31,685 Show data context
Rye 768 Show data context 861 Show data context
Beans 43 Show data context 59 Show data context
Peas 74 Show data context 168 Show data context
Potatoes 9,335 Show data context 8,982 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 16,155 Show data context 16,557 Show data context
Mangold 26 Show data context 11 Show data context
Carrots 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 23 Show data context 26 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 832 Show data context 918 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 465 Show data context 370 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 40,075 Show data context 40,819 Show data context
Date: Source:
1884 - 1885 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 1881.

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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 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10085172/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019