Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Cattle Categories for 1866-91 1871 1881 1891
Cows & Heifers in Milk or in Calf 45,600 Show data context 50,836 Show data context 58,290 Show data context
Other, 2 years & above 39,989 Show data context 42,990 Show data context 45,342 Show data context
Other, under 2 years 54,631 Show data context 62,752 Show data context 75,840 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1891 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Between 1866 and 1891 the Agricultural Census divided cattle into these three categories. In 1866, the first category was listed simply as 'Cows'.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, North Riding Riding through time | Agriculture & Land Use Statistics | Categories of Cattle as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd July 2024