Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1870 138,564 Show data context 34,307 Show data context
1871 137,728 Show data context 36,706 Show data context
1877 138,654 Show data context 50,082 Show data context
1884 142,898 Show data context 44,905 Show data context
1885 141,522 Show data context 46,770 Show data context
1901 153,918 Show data context 40,975 Show data context
1931 117,221 Show data context 35,447 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Scotland Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107260/cube/AGCEN_HORSES_GEN

Date accessed: 23rd May 2019