Categories of horse as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Horse Categories for 1940-51 1940
Horses used for agricultural purposes 8,441 Show data context
Unbroken horses one year and over 1,705 Show data context
Light horses under one year 295 Show data context
Heavy horses under one year 359 Show data context
Stallions for service 72 Show data context
Other Horses 3,469 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1940 and 1950 the Agricultural Census divided horses into these six categories. The 1960 census did not report numbers of horses.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warwickshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of horse as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10210379/cube/AGCEN_HORSES_1940

Date accessed: 20th July 2019