Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 21,465 Show data context 117,320 Show data context 478,531 Show data context 24,571 Show data context
1871 19,264 Show data context 121,410 Show data context 484,980 Show data context 36,113 Show data context
1877 19,908 Show data context 129,587 Show data context 521,272 Show data context 27,943 Show data context
1885 20,288 Show data context 139,329 Show data context 494,553 Show data context 24,104 Show data context 295,610 Show data context
1891 21,009 Show data context 145,381 Show data context 606,324 Show data context 27,794 Show data context
1900 21,557 Show data context 148,339 Show data context 580,618 Show data context 18,816 Show data context
1901 21,792 Show data context 150,384 Show data context 609,665 Show data context 17,461 Show data context
1910 22,417 Show data context 152,275 Show data context 587,650 Show data context 14,923 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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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 - 1901 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cumberland AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10193825/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 19th October 2019