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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1870 1871 1877
Wheat 20,021 Show data context 20,381 Show data context 12,384 Show data context
Barley or Bere 28,053 Show data context 29,184 Show data context 32,265 Show data context
Oats 38,574 Show data context 38,449 Show data context 39,818 Show data context
Rye 1,380 Show data context 1,284 Show data context 1,284 Show data context
Beans 2,145 Show data context 2,283 Show data context 2,147 Show data context
Peas 136 Show data context 160 Show data context 114 Show data context
Potatoes 19,253 Show data context 19,807 Show data context 17,488 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 28,951 Show data context 29,159 Show data context 29,093 Show data context
Mangold 30 Show data context 25 Show data context 26 Show data context
Carrots 30 Show data context 29 Show data context 27 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 26 Show data context 18 Show data context 97 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,033 Show data context 978 Show data context 1,011 Show data context
Flax 167 Show data context 106 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,142 Show data context 999 Show data context 1,437 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 22,571 Show data context 24,857 Show data context 26,364 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 33,616 Show data context 30,885 Show data context 31,711 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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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, Fife ScoCnty 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/10190666/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 17th July 2019