Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 29,767 Show data context 28,010 Show data context 24,217 Show data context
Barley or Bere 38,889 Show data context 32,300 Show data context 32,347 Show data context
Oats 55,856 Show data context 64,340 Show data context 64,150 Show data context
Rye 302 Show data context 333 Show data context 333 Show data context
Beans 35 Show data context 48 Show data context 39 Show data context
Peas 49 Show data context 84 Show data context 80 Show data context
Potatoes 5,588 Show data context 5,601 Show data context 5,554 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 25,198 Show data context 19,094 Show data context 18,819 Show data context
Mangold 10,907 Show data context 11,014 Show data context 10,917 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 8,246 Show data context 10,114 Show data context 9,977 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 377 Show data context 367 Show data context 278 Show data context
Other Green Crops 876 Show data context 1,159 Show data context 986 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 45,812 Show data context 49,720 Show data context 51,023 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 145,531 Show data context 139,593 Show data context 137,003 Show data context
Flax 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 1,480 Show data context 1,623 Show data context 1,631 Show data context
Bare Fallow 5,721 Show data context 3,933 Show data context 4,080 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1901 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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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cornwall AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10172950/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 12th August 2020