Scottish Post Office directories

'Bute county directory' for 1909-1910

Printed page with details about crops, livestock and farms

The 'Bute county directory' for 1909-1910 gives information on local agricultural refunds for 1907-1908 issued by the Board of Agriculture.

Interestingly, only one acre of Buteshire's entire arable land of about 16,000 acres was used for wheat crops and about 4,500 acres for oats.

The statistics also reveal that Buteshire had 1,184 horses available for agricultural purposes.

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