Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 15,830 Show data context 26,019 Show data context 208,117 Show data context 25,649 Show data context
1871 12,940 Show data context 25,040 Show data context 167,295 Show data context 33,492 Show data context
1877 14,373 Show data context 28,675 Show data context 164,636 Show data context 33,640 Show data context
1885 13,975 Show data context 37,731 Show data context 169,507 Show data context 32,464 Show data context 170,600 Show data context
1891 15,129 Show data context 35,695 Show data context 157,188 Show data context 36,133 Show data context
1900 15,023 Show data context 35,732 Show data context 112,413 Show data context 24,424 Show data context
1901 14,684 Show data context 34,497 Show data context 106,952 Show data context 21,396 Show data context
1910 15,066 Show data context 44,526 Show data context 106,627 Show data context 25,377 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, Hertfordshire 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/10092358/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 15th July 2020