Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1881 1885
Wheat 2,641,045 Show data context 2,349,305 Show data context
Barley or Bere 2,029,499 Show data context 1,894,350 Show data context
Oats 1,627,004 Show data context 1,647,549 Show data context
Rye 32,372 Show data context 42,409 Show data context
Beans 417,789 Show data context 408,890 Show data context
Peas 213,249 Show data context 226,602 Show data context
Potatoes 347,733 Show data context 359,026 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 1,478,682 Show data context 1,461,425 Show data context
Mangold 339,385 Show data context 345,766 Show data context
Carrots 13,855 Show data context 14,864 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 138,341 Show data context 145,916 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 363,957 Show data context 410,890 Show data context
Flax 6,410 Show data context 2,435 Show data context
Hops 64,943 Show data context 71,327 Show data context
Bare Fallow 744,896 Show data context 519,533 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 2,548,952 Show data context 2,750,205 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). 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 1881.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, England Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1881., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061325/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 09th December 2021