Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 5,028 Show data context 3,174 Show data context 1,869 Show data context
Barley or Bere 3,816 Show data context 1,988 Show data context 1,954 Show data context
Oats 76,131 Show data context 73,030 Show data context 71,830 Show data context
Rye 739 Show data context 468 Show data context 450 Show data context
Beans 51 Show data context 28 Show data context 18 Show data context
Peas 27 Show data context 40 Show data context 51 Show data context
Potatoes 11,132 Show data context 8,863 Show data context 8,436 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 33,464 Show data context 30,419 Show data context 29,070 Show data context
Mangold 914 Show data context 2,221 Show data context 2,605 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 678 Show data context 751 Show data context 822 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 139 Show data context 97 Show data context 96 Show data context
Other Green Crops 230 Show data context 164 Show data context 159 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 39,417 Show data context 42,367 Show data context 42,700 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 78,571 Show data context 73,165 Show data context 73,048 Show data context
Flax 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 231 Show data context 270 Show data context 286 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,219 Show data context 561 Show data context 546 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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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 for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10193825/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 15th October 2019