Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 12,713 Show data context 5,530 Show data context
1877 14,122 Show data context 8,081 Show data context
1885 14,689 Show data context 7,277 Show data context
1891 16,748 Show data context 6,855 Show data context
1900 19,552 Show data context 7,365 Show data context
1901 19,843 Show data context 7,340 Show data context
1910 20,707 Show data context 6,495 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Horses declined greatly in economic significance in the period covered by the Farm Censuses, and here we try to identify horses actually used to do farm work.

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Date accessed: 05th December 2021