Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1869 61,865 Show data context 22,983 Show data context 37,699 Show data context
1871 59,738 Show data context 22,912 Show data context 39,463 Show data context
1877 64,349 Show data context 25,704 Show data context 42,439 Show data context
1885 73,888 Show data context 24,708 Show data context 56,712 Show data context
1891 74,281 Show data context 23,236 Show data context 54,128 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 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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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Derbyshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107301/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 12th November 2019