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 47,227 Show data context 32,219 Show data context 27,934 Show data context
Barley or Bere 52,063 Show data context 53,848 Show data context 52,832 Show data context
Oats 34,881 Show data context 40,969 Show data context 41,049 Show data context
Rye 1,076 Show data context 990 Show data context 857 Show data context
Beans 3,191 Show data context 2,534 Show data context 2,632 Show data context
Peas 3,098 Show data context 2,030 Show data context 2,074 Show data context
Potatoes 7,470 Show data context 6,694 Show data context 6,614 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 44,404 Show data context 37,231 Show data context 37,252 Show data context
Mangold 4,875 Show data context 9,135 Show data context 7,838 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 262 Show data context 793 Show data context 560 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 1,269 Show data context 775 Show data context 618 Show data context
Other Green Crops 393 Show data context 416 Show data context 342 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 42,606 Show data context 45,267 Show data context 49,516 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 27,674 Show data context 25,882 Show data context 23,547 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Hops 112 Show data context 138 Show data context 144 Show data context
Small Fruit 345 Show data context 254 Show data context 254 Show data context
Bare Fallow 4,268 Show data context 1,873 Show data context 2,786 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, Shropshire 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/10210367/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 20th September 2019