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 310,990 Show data context 143,668 Show data context 109,209 Show data context 2,476 Show data context 61,751 Show data context 42,245 Show data context 135,608 Show data context 14,855 Show data context 16,901 Show data context 33 Show data context 25,735 Show data context 130,899 Show data context 21,586 Show data context
1871 306,238 Show data context 154,622 Show data context 104,401 Show data context 2,640 Show data context 56,284 Show data context 48,293 Show data context 136,729 Show data context 20,572 Show data context 16,002 Show data context 44 Show data context 17,737 Show data context 163,851 Show data context 24,463 Show data context
1877 286,324 Show data context 182,823 Show data context 94,224 Show data context 1,800 Show data context 59,442 Show data context 36,552 Show data context 136,135 Show data context 20,047 Show data context 18,492 Show data context 24 Show data context 26,625 Show data context 169,685 Show data context 25,478 Show data context
1885 239,123 Show data context 193,984 Show data context 107,655 Show data context 1,163 Show data context 59,757 Show data context 40,278 Show data context 135,742 Show data context 20,506 Show data context 14,411 Show data context 0 Show data context 30,816 Show data context 179,410 Show data context 22,902 Show data context
1891 226,060 Show data context 202,389 Show data context 108,503 Show data context 1,475 Show data context 49,051 Show data context 44,740 Show data context 133,208 Show data context 22,681 Show data context 12,889 Show data context 0 Show data context 22,594 Show data context 185,790 Show data context 21,600 Show data context
1900 175,288 Show data context 211,471 Show data context 125,378 Show data context 2,074 Show data context 48,293 Show data context 64,146 Show data context 122,525 Show data context 24,534 Show data context 14,313 Show data context 0 Show data context 18,388 Show data context 187,109 Show data context 25,473 Show data context
1901 173,098 Show data context 207,940 Show data context 119,347 Show data context 2,425 Show data context 46,334 Show data context 69,434 Show data context 119,689 Show data context 23,039 Show data context 12,701 Show data context 0 Show data context 22,892 Show data context 195,550 Show data context 25,438 Show data context
1910 171,767 Show data context 208,742 Show data context 118,706 Show data context 3,046 Show data context 59,318 Show data context 64,433 Show data context 107,481 Show data context 23,997 Show data context 9,154 Show data context 0 Show data context 34,625 Show data context 174,398 Show data context 28,273 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, Lincolnshire 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/10073777/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 18th October 2021