Generalised Categories for Horses as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Horses used for Agriculture Other Horses
1871 22,492 Show data context 4,533 Show data context
1877 22,318 Show data context 6,277 Show data context
1885 21,992 Show data context 6,197 Show data context
1891 22,938 Show data context 6,976 Show data context
1900 22,063 Show data context 5,663 Show data context
1901 21,981 Show data context 5,278 Show data context
1910 23,377 Show data context 5,427 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: 01st August 2021