Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1870 1871 1877
Wheat 2,760 Show data context 3,152 Show data context 1,509 Show data context
Barley or Bere 15,436 Show data context 15,796 Show data context 16,472 Show data context
Oats 31,892 Show data context 32,121 Show data context 33,111 Show data context
Rye 174 Show data context 132 Show data context 129 Show data context
Beans 423 Show data context 444 Show data context 463 Show data context
Peas 180 Show data context 268 Show data context 76 Show data context
Potatoes 2,256 Show data context 2,546 Show data context 1,846 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 26,318 Show data context 26,632 Show data context 26,531 Show data context
Mangold 12 Show data context 15 Show data context 36 Show data context
Carrots 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 253 Show data context 339 Show data context 398 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 454 Show data context 531 Show data context 522 Show data context
Flax 30 Show data context 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 745 Show data context 828 Show data context 359 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 7,762 Show data context 8,929 Show data context 7,901 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 44,219 Show data context 41,832 Show data context 49,909 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1877 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 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Roxburghshire ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10146010/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 08th August 2022