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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 15,768 Show data context 12,086 Show data context
Barley or Bere 12,578 Show data context 11,188 Show data context
Oats 12,925 Show data context 12,913 Show data context
Rye 95 Show data context 95 Show data context
Beans 135 Show data context 67 Show data context
Peas 190 Show data context 70 Show data context
Potatoes 3,408 Show data context 2,135 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 11,291 Show data context 10,449 Show data context
Mangold 1,509 Show data context 1,256 Show data context
Carrots 14 Show data context 26 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 115 Show data context 127 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,157 Show data context 1,522 Show data context
Flax 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 3,753 Show data context 2,582 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 22,234 Show data context 18,926 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 10,717 Show data context 6,952 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, Glamorgan AncC 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/10088604/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 19th November 2019