Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 19,086 Show data context 13,692 Show data context
Barley or Bere 20,600 Show data context 18,592 Show data context
Oats 28,207 Show data context 25,945 Show data context
Rye 388 Show data context 229 Show data context
Beans 1,218 Show data context 1,066 Show data context
Peas 625 Show data context 453 Show data context
Potatoes 5,430 Show data context 4,090 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 7,565 Show data context 8,775 Show data context
Mangold 697 Show data context 606 Show data context
Carrots 44 Show data context 58 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 96 Show data context 67 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,106 Show data context 814 Show data context
Flax 48 Show data context 3 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 3,149 Show data context 1,969 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 25,127 Show data context 24,275 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 16,528 Show data context 14,824 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 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 used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Denbighshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024869/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 20th August 2019