Ages of sheep as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year 1 Year Old and Above Under 1 Year Old
1870 4,515,394 Show data context 2,235,460 Show data context
1871 4,541,186 Show data context 2,341,561 Show data context
1877 4,688,947 Show data context 2,279,827 Show data context
1884 4,589,467 Show data context 2,393,826 Show data context
1885 4,560,436 Show data context 2,396,762 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1866 and 1891, the Agricultural Census simply divided sheep into two age groups.

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107260/cube/AGCEN_SHEEP_1866

Date accessed: 21st May 2019