Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 68,789 Show data context 187,861 Show data context 1,627,752 Show data context 80,912 Show data context
1871 61,607 Show data context 185,399 Show data context 1,488,827 Show data context 111,320 Show data context
1877 63,041 Show data context 198,590 Show data context 1,500,076 Show data context 103,338 Show data context
1885 66,593 Show data context 232,402 Show data context 1,270,048 Show data context 93,107 Show data context 737,989 Show data context
1891 70,461 Show data context 251,992 Show data context 1,318,227 Show data context 111,639 Show data context
1900 73,281 Show data context 256,942 Show data context 1,159,603 Show data context 102,392 Show data context
1901 73,040 Show data context 245,278 Show data context 1,117,899 Show data context 94,924 Show data context
1910 74,575 Show data context 261,953 Show data context 1,097,923 Show data context 113,185 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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1869 - 1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1871 - 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lincolnshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073777/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 24th October 2021