Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.


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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 34,471 Show data context 10,845 Show data context
1877 35,455 Show data context 16,426 Show data context
1885 35,112 Show data context 19,467 Show data context
1891 36,455 Show data context 20,971 Show data context
1900 37,664 Show data context 16,862 Show data context
1901 37,930 Show data context 17,236 Show data context
1910 40,121 Show data context 18,550 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: 12th August 2020