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 28,162 Show data context 21,817 Show data context 20,615 Show data context
Barley or Bere 30,976 Show data context 29,075 Show data context 29,521 Show data context
Oats 25,854 Show data context 28,779 Show data context 27,740 Show data context
Rye 566 Show data context 1,114 Show data context 1,206 Show data context
Beans 2,741 Show data context 1,492 Show data context 1,436 Show data context
Peas 1,821 Show data context 860 Show data context 891 Show data context
Potatoes 2,109 Show data context 1,961 Show data context 1,898 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 36,289 Show data context 32,371 Show data context 32,688 Show data context
Mangold 5,977 Show data context 6,167 Show data context 5,956 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 2,719 Show data context 2,901 Show data context 2,485 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 6,119 Show data context 4,923 Show data context 4,731 Show data context
Other Green Crops 582 Show data context 904 Show data context 1,024 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 30,621 Show data context 29,703 Show data context 31,432 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 19,683 Show data context 17,230 Show data context 17,639 Show data context
Flax 109 Show data context 37 Show data context 48 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 189 Show data context 106 Show data context 141 Show data context
Bare Fallow 3,666 Show data context 2,678 Show data context 3,477 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, Dorset 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/10134699/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 07th August 2020