Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1920 15,798 Show data context 8,428 Show data context
1930 12,757 Show data context 4,964 Show data context
1931 12,035 Show data context 4,834 Show data context
1940 7,750 Show data context 4,680 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1940 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Hampshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 03rd August 2021