Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1884 1885
Wheat 12,180 Show data context 10,662 Show data context
Barley or Bere 25,531 Show data context 26,499 Show data context
Oats 42,469 Show data context 41,620 Show data context
Rye 1,112 Show data context 1,201 Show data context
Beans 2,276 Show data context 2,696 Show data context
Peas 58 Show data context 74 Show data context
Potatoes 16,662 Show data context 14,805 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 27,936 Show data context 27,480 Show data context
Mangold 15 Show data context 17 Show data context
Carrots 16 Show data context 25 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 88 Show data context 112 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,331 Show data context 1,277 Show data context
Flax 1 Show data context 23 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,507 Show data context 1,267 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 63,400 Show data context 67,636 Show data context
Date: Source:
1884 - 1885 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 1881.

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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 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10190666/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 17th July 2019