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
1870 13,705 Show data context 26,416 Show data context 50,623 Show data context 524 Show data context 905 Show data context 16,723 Show data context 32,881 Show data context 10 Show data context 46 Show data context 0 Show data context 266 Show data context 73,872 Show data context 642 Show data context
1871 14,242 Show data context 27,090 Show data context 50,211 Show data context 659 Show data context 939 Show data context 17,325 Show data context 33,050 Show data context 8 Show data context 58 Show data context 0 Show data context 299 Show data context 69,583 Show data context 616 Show data context
1877 9,933 Show data context 33,275 Show data context 50,762 Show data context 824 Show data context 1,499 Show data context 15,365 Show data context 34,648 Show data context 10 Show data context 53 Show data context 0 Show data context 217 Show data context 80,019 Show data context 1,048 Show data context
1884 9,553 Show data context 30,412 Show data context 51,664 Show data context 413 Show data context 774 Show data context 17,359 Show data context 34,002 Show data context 8 Show data context 79 Show data context 0 Show data context 286 Show data context 84,184 Show data context 1,115 Show data context
1885 9,039 Show data context 30,141 Show data context 52,104 Show data context 548 Show data context 1,399 Show data context 14,881 Show data context 34,142 Show data context 15 Show data context 92 Show data context 0 Show data context 328 Show data context 82,965 Show data context 998 Show data context
1901 7,086 Show data context 30,474 Show data context 48,890 Show data context 531 Show data context 652 Show data context 12,146 Show data context 33,654 Show data context 81 Show data context 331 Show data context 0 Show data context 84 Show data context 87,219 Show data context 825 Show data context
1931 10,889 Show data context 9,053 Show data context 53,352 Show data context 204 Show data context 66 Show data context 17,168 Show data context 28,097 Show data context 12 Show data context 472 Show data context 122 Show data context 89,594 Show data context 2,276 Show data context
1961 13,806 Show data context 31,439 Show data context 36,010 Show data context 23,068 Show data context 14,661 Show data context 485 Show data context 1,568 Show data context 279 Show data context 92,230 Show data context 10,971 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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, Angus ScoCnty 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/10145958/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 24th May 2022