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 77,236 Show data context 59,880 Show data context 55,078 Show data context
Barley or Bere 48,386 Show data context 40,863 Show data context 40,706 Show data context
Oats 70,188 Show data context 76,417 Show data context 73,836 Show data context
Rye 1,982 Show data context 5,055 Show data context 5,556 Show data context
Beans 3,635 Show data context 1,263 Show data context 1,084 Show data context
Peas 6,904 Show data context 4,730 Show data context 4,488 Show data context
Potatoes 5,265 Show data context 5,980 Show data context 5,976 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 69,143 Show data context 55,039 Show data context 54,159 Show data context
Mangold 12,657 Show data context 13,944 Show data context 13,103 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 8,590 Show data context 12,011 Show data context 11,411 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 19,535 Show data context 16,797 Show data context 15,548 Show data context
Other Green Crops 2,052 Show data context 4,712 Show data context 4,434 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 85,999 Show data context 83,574 Show data context 87,017 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 26,875 Show data context 29,546 Show data context 28,758 Show data context
Flax 16 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Hops 2,749 Show data context 2,231 Show data context 2,133 Show data context
Small Fruit 1,539 Show data context 2,335 Show data context 2,382 Show data context
Bare Fallow 19,146 Show data context 14,482 Show data context 16,540 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, Hampshire 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.

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Date accessed: 01st August 2021