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Farm Census 1952

Following the end of the World War II a new Farm Census was ordered,
to take stock of all animals and crops being farmed Parish by Parish

Note : Sections 91 to 128 are blank and 129 to 139 are crossed through.

CROPS AND GRASS (see Instructions 2,3 and 4)
 
 
STATUTE ACRES
1
Wheat
 285½
2
Barley
 121¼
3
Oats
75 
4
Mixed Corn (See Instruction 2(e))
 
5
Rye, for threshing (See Instruction 2(f))
 
6
Beans, for stockfeeding
20 
7
Peas, for stockfeeding (not for human consumption). See Instruction 2(l) and Nos. 108 to 110
 8
8
Potatoes, first earlies
 
9
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies
 
10
Turnips and Swedes, for stockfeeding
 
11
Sugar beet (for sugar)
 
12
Fodder Beet (all types of high dry matter content
 1
13
Mangolds
 5
14
Rape (or Cole)
 
15
Cabbage, Kale, Savoys and kohl Rabi, for stockfeeding
 2
16
Vetches or Tares
 
17
Mustard for seed, for fodder or for ploughing in
 
18
Linseed
 
19
Flax, for fibre
 
20
Hops, Statute Acres, not Hop Acres
 
21
Orchards, with crops, fallow or grass below the trees (see also No. 25)
 
22
Orchards, with small fruit below the trees (include also in Nos. 122 to 128) (see also No. 25)
 
23
Small Fruit, not under orchard trees (include also in Nos. 122 to 128) (see also No. 25)
 
24
Vegetables for human consumption (excluding Potatoes), Crops under Glass and Flowers - grown primarily for sale (see also No. 25) (to agree with No 121)
 
25
Fruit and vegetables, not grown primarily for sale
 
26
Other Crops (See Instruction 2(c) for Seed Crops and Instruction 2(d), 2(e) and 2(g) for Mixtures)
 
27
Bare Fallow (see Instruction 2(a))
80 
28
Lucerne (see Instruction 3)
 33
29
Clover Sainfoin and other
Temporary Grasses
for Mowing this season
for Grazing (not for mowing this season)
(See Nos. 134 to 138 and Instruction 4(a) and 4(b)
 59½
30
 17
31
PERMANENT
GRASS
(excluding rough)
for Mowing this season
for Grazing (not for mowing this season)
(see instruction 4(a) and 4(b)
 53
32
 176
33
TOTAL OF ABOVE ITEMS,1-32 (Total acreage of Crops and Grass, excluding Rough Grazings)
 936½
34
ROUGH GRAZINGS - Mountain, Heath, Moor or Down Land, or other rough land used for grazing on which the occupier has the SOLE grazing rights. COMMON GRAZINGS SHOULD NOT BE INCLUDED (See Instruction 5)
 
LABOUR working on the holding on 4th June Please read Instruction 6 before making entries below
 
NUMBER
35
REGULAR WORKERS
EMPLOYED WHOLE
TIME ON THE HOLDING
M
a
l
e
s
65 years old and over
21 years old and under 65
18 years old and under 21
Under 18 years old
Women & Girls
36
 6
37
 1
38
 1
39
 
40
CASUAL (SEASONAL
PART-TIME
TEMPORARY
WORKERS
M
a
l
e
s
21 years old and over

Under 21 years old
Women & Girls
 
41
 2
42
 
43
TOTAL WORKERS
11 

County : Northampton
Parish : Newton Bromswold
District/Parish No. : 148/292
No. of forms
Nos. of Parish
Sub-Summaries
LIVESTOCK ON THE HOLDING or grazing on common land ON 4th JUNE including (a) any sent for sale on that or the previous day and (b) stock taken in to graze.(see instruction 7)

 
NUMBER
44
Cows and Heifers
In milk
(for producing milk or calves for the dairy herd)
(mainly for producing calves for beef)
 41
45
 
46
Cows in Calf
But not in milk
(Intended for producing milk or calves for the dairy herd)
(Intended mainly for producing calves for beef)
 11
47
 
48
Heifers in Calf, with first Calf
 26
49
Bulls being used for service
 2
50
Bulls (including Bull calves) being reared for service
 3
51
Other Cattle 2 years old and over Male (Steers)
Female
1 year old and under 2 Male (Steers)
Female
Under 1 year Male (Steers)excluding Bull Calves being reared for service
Female
 11
52
 10
53
 18
54
 49
55
 19
56
 18
57
TOTAL CATTLE and CALVES
 208
58
Sows in Pig
 
59
Gilts in Pig
 
60
Other Sows kept for breeding
 
61
Barren Sows for fattening
 
62
Boars being used for service
 
63
Young Boars being reared for service
 
64
ALL
OTHER
PIGS
(not entered above)
5 months old and over
2 months old but not yet 5 months old
under 2 months old
 6
65
 2
66
 
67
TOTAL PIGS
 8
68
SHEEP
1 YEAR OLD
AND OVER
Ewes kept for breeding (excluding 2 tooth Ewes)
Two-tooth Ewes (Shearling Ewes or Gimmers) to be put to the Ram in 1952
Rams kept for service
Other Sheep 1 year old and over
 150
69
 
70
 2
71
 
72
SHEEP UNDER
1 YEAR OLD
including lambs
Ram Lambs intended for service
other sheep and Lambs under 1 year old
 
73
150
74
TOTAL SHEEP and LAMBS
 302
75
HORSES USED
FOR
AGRICULTURAL
PURPOSES
Mares including those kept for breeding
Geldings
 
76
 
77
Unbroken Horses
of 1 year old and over
Light
Heavy
 
78
 
79
Horses under 1
Year old
Light
Heavy
 
80
 
81
Stallions kept
For service in 1952
Light
Heavy
 
82
 
83
All other Horses (not entered above)
2
84
TOTAL HORSES
 2
85
Fowls 6 months old and over
Fowls under 6 months old
Poultry Ducks of all ages
Geese of all ages
Turkeys of all ages
320
86
 265
87
 60
88
 2
89
 
90
TOTAL POULTRY
647 

VEGETABLES FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION, CROPS UNDER GLASS, FLOWERS.(see Instruction 2)
 
 

STATUTE ACRES
91
Brussells Sprouts
 
 
92
Remaining Spring Cabbage (planted in 1951)
Not
for
Stock-feeding
Please
see
instruction
2(m)
 
93
Summer Cabbage  
94
Autumn Cabbage  
95
Winter Cabbage  
96
Autumn Savoys  
97
Winter Savoys  
98
Kale and Sprouting Broccoli
 
 
99
Cauliflower or Broccoli (Heading)
 
 
100
Carrots
 
 
101
Parsnips
 
 
102
Turnip and Swedes
Not for stockfeeding
 
103
Beetroot (Red Beet-not SugarBeet)
 
 
104
Onions, grown for salad
 
 
105
Onions, for harvesting dry
 
 
106
Beans, Broad
Not for
stockfeeding
 
107
Beans, Runner and French  
108
Peas, Green (For Market)
Not for
stockfeeding
See
instruction
2(l)
 
109
Peas, Green (for Canning or Quick Freezing)  
110
Peas, Harvested dry  
111
Asparagus
 
 
112
Celery
 
 
113
Lettuce
 
 
114
Rhubarb
 
 
115
Tomatoes, growing in the open
 
 
116
Other Vegetables
see instruction 2(k)
 
117
All Crops growing under glass
 
 
118
Hardy Nursery Stock
 
 
119
All Bulb Flowers, not under glass
 
 
120
Other Flowers, not under glass
 
 
121
TOTAL (this total must equal No. 24)
 
 
 
For Official Use
 
 
 
SMALL FRUIT see instruction 2(h)
 
122
Strawberries
 
 
123
Raspberries
 
 
124
Currants, black
 
 
125
Currants, red and white
 
 
126
Gooseberries
 
 
127
Loganberries and Cultivated Blackberries
 
 
128
TOTAL ACREAGE OF SMALL FRUIT (this total must equal the total of Nos. 22 & 23)  
 
For Official Use
 
 
Form No. C412/2/CSS
 
 
BIRTHS OF CALVES DURING THE THREE MONTHS March, April and May. Do not include any still-born.
Note: In Nos. 55 and 56 you are asked for the number of calves actually on your holding on 4th June. The questions below on births of calves are quite separate; here you are asked to give total numbers of calves born alive on the holding in March, April May whether they are still on the holding on 4th June or not.
  Number
129
NUMBER OF CALVES BORN ALIVE ON THE HOLDING DURING March, 1952
April, 1952
May, 1952
 
 
130
 
 
131
 
 
132
TOTAL born alive on the holding during March, April and May (Nos. 129 to 131)
 
 
133
Number of Heifers now on the holding which calved for the first time during March, April and May
 
 
CLOVER, SAINFOIN & OTHER TEMPORARY GRASSES (EXCLUDING LUCERNE)
 
Of the acreage returned at Nos. 29 and 30 (added together) how many acres were:-

  ACRES
134
Sown last year (1951) as one-year ley to be ploughed for cropping next year (1953)
 
 
135
Sown in 1951 as a ley to be left down longer than one year
 
 
136
Sown in 1950 or earlier
 
 
137
Sown this year (1952) without a nurse or cover crop
 
 
138
TOTAL of Nos. 134 to 137. (This must equal the total of Nos. 29 and 30) Do not include here any grass returned as permanent at Nos. 31 or 32
 
 
139
QUANTITIES OF HAY ON THE HOLDING ON 4th JUNE (excluding this season's crop)
TONS
 

Analysis of holdings In Size Groups (1) CROPS and GRASS (Item 33)
 
No.
Acres
Under 5 acres    
5 to 9 ¾ acres    
10 to 14 ¾ acres    
15 to 19 ¾ acres    
20 to 24 ¾ acres    
25 to 29 ¾ acres    
30 to 49 ¾ acres    
50 to 74 ¾ acres    
75 to 99 ¾ acres    
100 to 149 ¾ acres    
150 to 199 ¾ acres
 1
 
200 to 249 ¾ acres
 
 
250 to 299 ¾ acres
 
 
300 to 399 ¾ acres
 2
 
400 to 499 ¾ acres
 
 
500 to 699 ¾ acres
 
 
700 to 999 ¾ acres
 
 
1000 to 2499 ¾ acres
 
 
2500 to 4999 ¾ acres
 
 
5000 acres and over
 
 
TOTAL (1)
 3
 
(2) HOLDINGS CONSISTING SOLELY OF ROUGH GRAZINGS (Item 34)
Under 5 acres    
5 to 19 ¾ acres    
20 to 49 ¾ acres    
50 to 99 ¾ acres    
100 to 149 ¾ acres    
150 to 299 ¾ acres
 
 
300 to 499 ¾ acres
 
 
500 to 699 ¾ acres
 
 
700 to 999 ¾ acres
 
 
1000 to 4999 ¾ acres
 
 
5000 acres and over
 
 
TOTAL (2)
 
 
  DM 33169/1/8512 14M 2/53 CL8

NRO Ref: ZB291/406
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