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
1920 29,223 Show data context 14,738 Show data context 36,484 Show data context 2,395 Show data context 1,363 Show data context 13,110 Show data context 17,049 Show data context 8,408 Show data context 2,082 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,585 Show data context 41,817 Show data context 4,608 Show data context
1930 14,913 Show data context 3,849 Show data context 33,708 Show data context 685 Show data context 715 Show data context 11,575 Show data context 9,574 Show data context 5,910 Show data context 2,253 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,878 Show data context 37,744 Show data context 11,966 Show data context
1931 13,559 Show data context 3,112 Show data context 29,749 Show data context 510 Show data context 855 Show data context 11,893 Show data context 9,069 Show data context 5,441 Show data context 2,172 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,194 Show data context 42,449 Show data context 9,641 Show data context
1940 28,123 Show data context 3,765 Show data context 39,028 Show data context 324 Show data context 212 Show data context 12,547 Show data context 5,830 Show data context 4,811 Show data context 2,527 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,436 Show data context 30,231 Show data context 13,889 Show data context
1950 38,476 Show data context 5,562 Show data context 29,755 Show data context 687 Show data context 511 Show data context 22,389 Show data context 3,468 Show data context 6,519 Show data context 4,515 Show data context 0 Show data context 980 Show data context 68,048 Show data context 39,254 Show data context
1960 32,111 Show data context 28,450 Show data context 16,476 Show data context 157 Show data context 60 Show data context 14,104 Show data context 1,966 Show data context 2,780 Show data context 5,712 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,598 Show data context 91,274 Show data context 17,294 Show data context
1961 25,588 Show data context 39,755 Show data context 12,733 Show data context 81 Show data context 63 Show data context 11,518 Show data context 1,579 Show data context 2,181 Show data context 4,935 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,214 Show data context 95,290 Show data context 14,027 Show data context
1970 30,446 Show data context 64,682 Show data context 8,529 Show data context 32 Show data context 958 Show data context 12,265 Show data context 817 Show data context 437 Show data context 2,384 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,463 Show data context 73,001 Show data context 16,885 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 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, Staffordshire AdmC 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/10102390/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 24th July 2019