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 35,543 Show data context 14,244 Show data context 30,725 Show data context 275 Show data context 4,432 Show data context 3,358 Show data context 12,986 Show data context 1,208 Show data context 2,235 Show data context 0 Show data context 8,546 Show data context 25,653 Show data context 3,545 Show data context
1871 32,844 Show data context 15,763 Show data context 28,635 Show data context 305 Show data context 4,553 Show data context 3,842 Show data context 11,982 Show data context 1,920 Show data context 2,613 Show data context 0 Show data context 6,966 Show data context 43,062 Show data context 4,234 Show data context
1877 26,678 Show data context 13,915 Show data context 26,839 Show data context 168 Show data context 1,997 Show data context 2,692 Show data context 10,764 Show data context 1,741 Show data context 2,942 Show data context 0 Show data context 8,733 Show data context 35,458 Show data context 3,319 Show data context
1885 19,699 Show data context 9,239 Show data context 25,775 Show data context 69 Show data context 1,511 Show data context 3,007 Show data context 12,461 Show data context 1,863 Show data context 2,392 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,717 Show data context 24,889 Show data context 2,358 Show data context
1891 17,327 Show data context 8,666 Show data context 25,953 Show data context 125 Show data context 853 Show data context 2,918 Show data context 11,844 Show data context 1,997 Show data context 1,686 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,914 Show data context 22,782 Show data context 2,208 Show data context
1900 15,560 Show data context 6,133 Show data context 24,543 Show data context 152 Show data context 535 Show data context 2,580 Show data context 9,220 Show data context 3,154 Show data context 1,930 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,541 Show data context 24,697 Show data context 1,841 Show data context
1901 12,890 Show data context 6,062 Show data context 23,961 Show data context 121 Show data context 610 Show data context 2,563 Show data context 8,965 Show data context 3,049 Show data context 2,119 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,212 Show data context 24,696 Show data context 1,813 Show data context
1910 13,987 Show data context 4,911 Show data context 23,276 Show data context 100 Show data context 421 Show data context 2,045 Show data context 9,328 Show data context 3,919 Show data context 2,312 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,048 Show data context 17,901 Show data context 1,512 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1910 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, Derbyshire 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/10107301/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 21st January 2020