Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 32,184 Show data context 121,253 Show data context 488,589 Show data context 50,542 Show data context
1871 26,274 Show data context 120,548 Show data context 438,240 Show data context 64,303 Show data context
1877 29,601 Show data context 135,108 Show data context 489,721 Show data context 64,475 Show data context
1885 32,323 Show data context 162,932 Show data context 438,664 Show data context 61,067 Show data context 369,890 Show data context
1891 34,342 Show data context 173,931 Show data context 514,474 Show data context 77,385 Show data context
1900 33,736 Show data context 180,113 Show data context 470,577 Show data context 66,594 Show data context
1901 34,247 Show data context 179,160 Show data context 469,768 Show data context 62,555 Show data context
1910 35,254 Show data context 194,134 Show data context 530,624 Show data context 68,033 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, Shropshire 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/10210367/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 21st September 2019