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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1881- 1884 1885
Wheat 2,766 Show data context 2,284 Show data context
Barley or Bere 4,174 Show data context 3,833 Show data context
Oats 19,330 Show data context 19,497 Show data context
Rye 74 Show data context 51 Show data context
Beans 3,440 Show data context 3,309 Show data context
Peas 6 Show data context 57 Show data context
Potatoes 3,607 Show data context 3,339 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 4,432 Show data context 4,637 Show data context
Mangold 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
Carrots 12 Show data context 4 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 93 Show data context 117 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 466 Show data context 608 Show data context
Flax 44 Show data context 11 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,711 Show data context 1,400 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation 25,687 Show data context 28,206 Show data context
Date: Source:
1884 - 1885 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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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, Stirlingshire ScoCnty 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/10190680/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1881

Date accessed: 05th June 2020