Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970.

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Year Wheat Barley Oats Rye Beans & Peas Potatoes Turnips and Swedes Mangolds Cabbage, Rape, etc Hops Bare Fallow Clover and Rotation Grasses Other Crops
1869 20,366 Show data context 19,579 Show data context 27,832 Show data context 636 Show data context 1,399 Show data context 5,374 Show data context 7,933 Show data context 408 Show data context 117 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,605 Show data context 30,290 Show data context 1,190 Show data context
1871 19,086 Show data context 20,600 Show data context 28,207 Show data context 388 Show data context 1,843 Show data context 5,430 Show data context 7,565 Show data context 697 Show data context 96 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,149 Show data context 41,655 Show data context 1,198 Show data context
1877 13,692 Show data context 18,592 Show data context 25,945 Show data context 229 Show data context 1,519 Show data context 4,090 Show data context 8,775 Show data context 606 Show data context 67 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,969 Show data context 39,099 Show data context 875 Show data context
1885 9,220 Show data context 17,055 Show data context 28,252 Show data context 100 Show data context 976 Show data context 4,317 Show data context 9,100 Show data context 435 Show data context 131 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,066 Show data context 39,761 Show data context 730 Show data context
1891 7,606 Show data context 16,328 Show data context 26,536 Show data context 129 Show data context 738 Show data context 3,816 Show data context 9,323 Show data context 431 Show data context 315 Show data context 0 Show data context 747 Show data context 36,800 Show data context 966 Show data context
1901 5,619 Show data context 13,738 Show data context 24,426 Show data context 205 Show data context 401 Show data context 3,177 Show data context 8,490 Show data context 722 Show data context 669 Show data context 0 Show data context 433 Show data context 53,514 Show data context 955 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This system for crop classification has been designed by the GBH GIS project to enable comparison of all farm censuses from 1866 to 1970. This inevitably means including many crops in a large 'Other' category. Although Farm Census data for Scotland as well as for England and Wales have been converted to this structure, the Scottish classification for 1961 fits particularly poorly, not identifying rye or beans and peas. Hops are not identified in the Scottish classification for 1931 or 1961, but there were no hops...


at all in Scotland in 1871 or 1901.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Denbighshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024869/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 22nd August 2019