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 125,642 Show data context 133,010 Show data context 81,185 Show data context
Barley or Bere 244,142 Show data context 251,822 Show data context 269,845 Show data context
Oats 1,019,596 Show data context 1,007,891 Show data context 1,024,882 Show data context
Rye 10,305 Show data context 11,402 Show data context 10,087 Show data context
Beans 22,093 Show data context 23,835 Show data context 24,747 Show data context
Peas 2,483 Show data context 2,909 Show data context 1,933 Show data context
Potatoes 180,169 Show data context 184,307 Show data context 165,565 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 498,932 Show data context 500,978 Show data context 506,757 Show data context
Mangold 1,177 Show data context 1,614 Show data context 2,053 Show data context
Carrots 1,076 Show data context 1,179 Show data context 1,132 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 3,157 Show data context 3,214 Show data context 5,187 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 12,190 Show data context 12,802 Show data context 15,443 Show data context
Flax 1,399 Show data context 1,242 Show data context 243 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 23,362 Show data context 20,748 Show data context 17,074 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 338,616 Show data context 347,680 Show data context 359,528 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 1,001,209 Show data context 952,312 Show data context 1,044,504 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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Scotland Dep 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/10107260/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 25th May 2019