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 90,367 Show data context 51,650 Show data context 25,954 Show data context 1,643 Show data context 14,129 Show data context 6,610 Show data context 52,838 Show data context 3,062 Show data context 259 Show data context 79 Show data context 11,378 Show data context 60,249 Show data context 3,372 Show data context
1871 85,976 Show data context 55,609 Show data context 26,218 Show data context 2,540 Show data context 13,487 Show data context 6,942 Show data context 52,186 Show data context 5,768 Show data context 379 Show data context 93 Show data context 9,173 Show data context 79,567 Show data context 4,269 Show data context
1877 74,353 Show data context 54,558 Show data context 25,981 Show data context 1,458 Show data context 10,432 Show data context 5,079 Show data context 49,435 Show data context 5,038 Show data context 228 Show data context 90 Show data context 11,656 Show data context 76,805 Show data context 3,102 Show data context
1885 53,161 Show data context 53,300 Show data context 34,445 Show data context 848 Show data context 8,331 Show data context 6,874 Show data context 47,119 Show data context 4,355 Show data context 198 Show data context 103 Show data context 6,978 Show data context 71,470 Show data context 2,558 Show data context
1891 47,227 Show data context 52,063 Show data context 34,881 Show data context 1,076 Show data context 6,289 Show data context 7,470 Show data context 44,404 Show data context 4,875 Show data context 262 Show data context 112 Show data context 4,268 Show data context 70,280 Show data context 2,007 Show data context
1900 32,219 Show data context 53,848 Show data context 40,969 Show data context 990 Show data context 4,564 Show data context 6,694 Show data context 37,231 Show data context 9,135 Show data context 793 Show data context 138 Show data context 1,873 Show data context 71,149 Show data context 1,450 Show data context
1901 27,934 Show data context 52,832 Show data context 41,049 Show data context 857 Show data context 4,706 Show data context 6,614 Show data context 37,252 Show data context 7,838 Show data context 560 Show data context 144 Show data context 2,786 Show data context 73,063 Show data context 1,217 Show data context
1910 29,405 Show data context 44,625 Show data context 42,887 Show data context 577 Show data context 3,283 Show data context 4,507 Show data context 32,661 Show data context 11,113 Show data context 488 Show data context 103 Show data context 1,122 Show data context 59,751 Show data context 917 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, Shropshire 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/10210367/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019