Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1884 1885
Wheat 9,553 Show data context 9,039 Show data context
Barley or Bere 30,412 Show data context 30,141 Show data context
Oats 51,664 Show data context 52,104 Show data context
Rye 413 Show data context 548 Show data context
Beans 744 Show data context 1,360 Show data context
Peas 30 Show data context 39 Show data context
Potatoes 17,359 Show data context 14,881 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 34,002 Show data context 34,142 Show data context
Mangold 8 Show data context 15 Show data context
Carrots 51 Show data context 53 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 79 Show data context 92 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 1,064 Show data context 945 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 286 Show data context 328 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 84,184 Show data context 82,965 Show data context
Date: Source:
1884 - 1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1881.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Angus ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd May 2022