Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1869 11,834 Show data context 26,107 Show data context 191,411 Show data context 22,140 Show data context
1871 10,158 Show data context 26,522 Show data context 169,803 Show data context 28,795 Show data context
1877 11,511 Show data context 28,120 Show data context 158,652 Show data context 32,047 Show data context
1885 11,882 Show data context 37,525 Show data context 151,813 Show data context 32,545 Show data context 134,964 Show data context
1891 12,013 Show data context 36,480 Show data context 128,115 Show data context 38,347 Show data context
1900 11,991 Show data context 34,833 Show data context 104,759 Show data context 25,280 Show data context
1901 12,310 Show data context 33,419 Show data context 104,407 Show data context 24,506 Show data context
1910 13,429 Show data context 37,994 Show data context 97,322 Show data context 26,005 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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1869 - 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.
1871 - 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 always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bedfordshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107325/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 28th May 2022