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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 32,844 Show data context 26,678 Show data context
Barley or Bere 15,763 Show data context 13,915 Show data context
Oats 28,635 Show data context 26,839 Show data context
Rye 305 Show data context 168 Show data context
Beans 1,714 Show data context 859 Show data context
Peas 2,839 Show data context 1,138 Show data context
Potatoes 3,842 Show data context 2,692 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 11,982 Show data context 10,764 Show data context
Mangold 1,920 Show data context 1,741 Show data context
Carrots 41 Show data context 30 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 2,613 Show data context 2,942 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 4,170 Show data context 3,289 Show data context
Flax 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,966 Show data context 8,733 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 30,698 Show data context 24,708 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 12,364 Show data context 10,750 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, Derbyshire 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/10107301/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 20th November 2019