Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size in four categories 1920 1931
Under 5 acres 707 Show data context 754 Show data context
5 to 50 acres 2,117 Show data context 2,052 Show data context
50 to 300 acres 1,405 Show data context 1,378 Show data context
Over 300 acres 58 Show data context 37 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The 1910 Farm Census listed farm acreages using this four-way classification, and data from later years have been simplified to the same bands. In most years, holdings of under 1 acre are specifically excluded.

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Date accessed: 15th October 2019