Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 56,968 Show data context 51,391 Show data context 47,542 Show data context
Barley or Bere 36,334 Show data context 27,766 Show data context 27,749 Show data context
Oats 30,227 Show data context 36,237 Show data context 34,631 Show data context
Rye 213 Show data context 217 Show data context 278 Show data context
Beans 7,047 Show data context 4,490 Show data context 4,542 Show data context
Peas 2,622 Show data context 1,397 Show data context 1,369 Show data context
Potatoes 3,650 Show data context 4,257 Show data context 5,233 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 19,043 Show data context 11,931 Show data context 11,962 Show data context
Mangold 5,592 Show data context 6,027 Show data context 5,690 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 2,222 Show data context 4,072 Show data context 3,351 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 5,117 Show data context 2,813 Show data context 2,664 Show data context
Other Green Crops 1,492 Show data context 3,325 Show data context 3,603 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 32,638 Show data context 35,227 Show data context 38,776 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 8,871 Show data context 10,440 Show data context 9,517 Show data context
Flax 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 462 Show data context 617 Show data context 536 Show data context
Bare Fallow 13,291 Show data context 11,289 Show data context 13,158 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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 used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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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 for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10092358/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 15th July 2020