Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 12,468 Show data context 52,718 Show data context 227,874 Show data context 18,069 Show data context
1871 10,653 Show data context 52,778 Show data context 239,663 Show data context 24,963 Show data context
1877 11,919 Show data context 54,786 Show data context 261,804 Show data context 25,495 Show data context
1885 13,251 Show data context 64,733 Show data context 260,205 Show data context 23,625 Show data context 112,482 Show data context
1891 14,114 Show data context 69,754 Show data context 331,819 Show data context 32,029 Show data context
1901 13,889 Show data context 68,651 Show data context 342,314 Show data context 24,473 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, Denbighshire 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/10024869/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 25th August 2019