Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Cows and Heifers in Milk or in Calf Other, 2 years and above Other, under 2 years
1869 48,425 Show data context 41,728 Show data context 54,907 Show data context
1871 44,684 Show data context 43,117 Show data context 49,822 Show data context
1877 50,762 Show data context 43,137 Show data context 60,692 Show data context
1885 61,716 Show data context 42,069 Show data context 75,528 Show data context
1891 68,947 Show data context 46,368 Show data context 82,379 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1869 - 1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1871 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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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cornwall AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10172950/cube/AGCEN_CATTLE_1866

Date accessed: 12th August 2020