Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 11,839 Show data context 5,182 Show data context
1877 13,150 Show data context 7,826 Show data context
1885 13,416 Show data context 8,215 Show data context
1891 15,105 Show data context 8,446 Show data context
1900 18,069 Show data context 8,653 Show data context
1901 18,825 Show data context 8,774 Show data context
1910 19,829 Show data context 7,670 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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Date accessed: 13th November 2019