Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 7,861 Show data context 44,468 Show data context 200,139 Show data context 15,946 Show data context
1871 7,151 Show data context 48,228 Show data context 215,595 Show data context 20,875 Show data context
1877 7,840 Show data context 49,014 Show data context 219,298 Show data context 20,799 Show data context
1885 8,271 Show data context 53,623 Show data context 204,733 Show data context 20,023 Show data context 69,719 Show data context
1891 8,936 Show data context 63,197 Show data context 255,683 Show data context 27,439 Show data context
1901 9,401 Show data context 56,120 Show data context 266,589 Show data context 18,366 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1901 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, Caernarvonshire 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/10134651/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 17th January 2020