Basic land use categories, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Land Areas reported by the Agricultural Census 1871
Farmland 656,095 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 General Register Office, Agricultural Statistics of Ireland (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Agricultural Census was not primarily a land use survey, but it did record the total farmed area, apparently excluding rough grazings, and for some dates it also recorded other categories including the area of rough grazings and the area of woodlands. In some cases, as with orchards, the acreages seem to be included within the overall farmed area, while woodlands are always separate.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Donegal IrlC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Basic land use categories, as reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th August 2022