Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 28,545 Show data context 104,889 Show data context 491,976 Show data context 51,889 Show data context
1871 22,906 Show data context 104,311 Show data context 417,288 Show data context 64,431 Show data context
1877 25,134 Show data context 103,508 Show data context 410,852 Show data context 65,151 Show data context
1885 26,455 Show data context 129,926 Show data context 393,149 Show data context 68,353 Show data context 316,319 Show data context
1891 28,336 Show data context 128,343 Show data context 403,909 Show data context 85,518 Show data context
1900 27,530 Show data context 124,708 Show data context 364,785 Show data context 67,438 Show data context
1901 27,979 Show data context 123,441 Show data context 360,169 Show data context 61,509 Show data context
1910 29,712 Show data context 138,775 Show data context 390,967 Show data context 67,159 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 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, Gloucestershire 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/10107283/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 11th November 2019