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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 110,853 Show data context 105,776 Show data context
Barley or Bere 65,373 Show data context 60,101 Show data context
Oats 64,102 Show data context 70,180 Show data context
Rye 3,259 Show data context 2,927 Show data context
Beans 5,827 Show data context 4,697 Show data context
Peas 13,934 Show data context 10,898 Show data context
Potatoes 5,800 Show data context 4,445 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 93,134 Show data context 80,287 Show data context
Mangold 12,163 Show data context 12,330 Show data context
Carrots 627 Show data context 415 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 7,966 Show data context 9,017 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 21,876 Show data context 27,949 Show data context
Flax 552 Show data context 82 Show data context
Hops 2,625 Show data context 3,156 Show data context
Bare Fallow 17,732 Show data context 18,614 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 82,084 Show data context 90,313 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 29,073 Show data context 25,872 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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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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, Hampshire AncC 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.

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Date accessed: 01st August 2021