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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 26,518 Show data context 17,614 Show data context
Barley or Bere 10,200 Show data context 7,378 Show data context
Oats 71,681 Show data context 70,038 Show data context
Rye 699 Show data context 609 Show data context
Beans 415 Show data context 265 Show data context
Peas 452 Show data context 143 Show data context
Potatoes 12,846 Show data context 10,667 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 34,318 Show data context 33,061 Show data context
Mangold 1,261 Show data context 1,348 Show data context
Carrots 72 Show data context 79 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 1,908 Show data context 1,496 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 359 Show data context 433 Show data context
Flax 48 Show data context 4 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,116 Show data context 5,044 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 40,876 Show data context 37,243 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 67,854 Show data context 56,493 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, Cumberland 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/10193825/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 19th October 2019