Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 15,784 Show data context 47,492 Show data context 288,725 Show data context 14,077 Show data context
1871 12,309 Show data context 46,962 Show data context 272,799 Show data context 17,565 Show data context
1877 13,365 Show data context 46,477 Show data context 274,798 Show data context 16,595 Show data context
1885 15,362 Show data context 57,256 Show data context 283,939 Show data context 17,660 Show data context 146,762 Show data context
1891 17,002 Show data context 60,674 Show data context 307,398 Show data context 19,373 Show data context
1901 16,504 Show data context 56,259 Show data context 330,816 Show data context 15,122 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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1869 - 1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1871 - 1901 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Glamorgan AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10088604/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 17th January 2020