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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1884 1885
Wheat 1,515 Show data context 872 Show data context
Barley or Bere 13,355 Show data context 13,474 Show data context
Oats 32,624 Show data context 33,112 Show data context
Rye 62 Show data context 47 Show data context
Beans 834 Show data context 743 Show data context
Peas 116 Show data context 55 Show data context
Potatoes 2,118 Show data context 1,829 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 25,143 Show data context 24,405 Show data context
Mangold 26 Show data context 22 Show data context
Carrots 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 464 Show data context 493 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 631 Show data context 672 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 310 Show data context 69 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 59,937 Show data context 57,682 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, Roxburghshire 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: 08th August 2022