The English law of entailment, which provides that the eldest son shall inherit his parents' lands and tenements, has brought about the following results:

Amount of Land.

Number Owners.

Acres Land.

Less than 1 acre.....................

816,294.

179,348

From 1 to 10 acres ...........

131,454.

508,006

From 10 to 50 acres ...........

76,109.

1,827,698

From 50 to 100 acres............

27,052.

1,878,088

From 100 to 500 acres ..........

34,684.

7,383,718

From 500 to 1,000 acres ...........

5,625.

3,900,419

From 1,000 to 2,000 acres ...........

3,310.

4,634,549

From 2,000 to 5,000 acres ...........

2,402.

7,372,568

From 5,000 to 10,000 acres ..........

831.

5,701,593

From 10,000 to 20,000 acres ..........

382.

5,248,785

From 20,000 to 50,000 acres ..........

169.

4,988,804

From 50,000 to 100,000 acres ..........

47.

3,220,554

100, 000 acres and over..............

25.

5,113,500

No acres stated....................

6,945..

..........

No rentals stated....................

124..

2,570