Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 23,944 Show data context 3,253 Show data context
1877 24,504 Show data context 5,112 Show data context
1885 23,928 Show data context 4,740 Show data context
1891 24,968 Show data context 4,398 Show data context
1900 23,471 Show data context 3,927 Show data context
1901 23,240 Show data context 4,011 Show data context
1910 23,565 Show data context 3,562 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: 18th October 2021