Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 64,411 Show data context 61,481 Show data context
Barley or Bere 45,553 Show data context 45,542 Show data context
Oats 25,227 Show data context 26,386 Show data context
Rye 248 Show data context 337 Show data context
Beans 10,245 Show data context 9,738 Show data context
Peas 7,212 Show data context 5,494 Show data context
Potatoes 2,144 Show data context 1,999 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 26,983 Show data context 24,247 Show data context
Mangold 5,719 Show data context 5,289 Show data context
Carrots 127 Show data context 93 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 3,144 Show data context 2,620 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 7,878 Show data context 9,122 Show data context
Flax 49 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Bare Fallow 10,752 Show data context 14,423 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 29,720 Show data context 28,712 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 9,055 Show data context 8,761 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 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 used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Hertfordshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th July 2020