Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 17,342 Show data context 66,530 Show data context 548,344 Show data context 34,308 Show data context
1871 14,352 Show data context 68,287 Show data context 497,170 Show data context 41,099 Show data context
1877 15,933 Show data context 75,371 Show data context 505,943 Show data context 45,536 Show data context
1885 15,794 Show data context 91,202 Show data context 460,371 Show data context 47,790 Show data context 148,981 Show data context
1891 16,699 Show data context 92,094 Show data context 438,567 Show data context 67,564 Show data context
1900 15,558 Show data context 87,904 Show data context 360,491 Show data context 50,930 Show data context
1901 15,737 Show data context 86,675 Show data context 351,625 Show data context 46,298 Show data context
1910 16,673 Show data context 95,174 Show data context 346,629 Show data context 51,892 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, Dorset 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/10134699/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 07th August 2020