Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 18,557 Show data context 7,717 Show data context
1877 19,262 Show data context 10,339 Show data context
1885 19,377 Show data context 12,946 Show data context
1891 20,578 Show data context 13,764 Show data context
1900 21,906 Show data context 11,830 Show data context
1901 22,390 Show data context 11,857 Show data context
1910 23,758 Show data context 11,496 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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Date accessed: 19th September 2019