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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1885
Wheat 10,873 Show data context
Barley or Bere 4,481 Show data context
Oats 76,586 Show data context
Rye 800 Show data context
Beans 150 Show data context
Peas 33 Show data context
Potatoes 12,079 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 32,546 Show data context
Mangold 815 Show data context
Carrots 64 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 742 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 352 Show data context
Flax 2 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 3,039 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 107,270 Show data context
Date: Source:
1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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.

 

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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, Cumberland AncC 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.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2019