Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1885
Wheat 9,220 Show data context
Barley or Bere 17,055 Show data context
Oats 28,252 Show data context
Rye 100 Show data context
Beans 760 Show data context
Peas 216 Show data context
Potatoes 4,317 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 9,100 Show data context
Mangold 435 Show data context
Carrots 56 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 131 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 671 Show data context
Flax 3 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,066 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 39,761 Show data context
Date: Source:
1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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.

 

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1881.

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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 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th August 2019