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 19,331 Show data context 3,092 Show data context 72,045 Show data context 1,577 Show data context 446 Show data context 24,647 Show data context 9,975 Show data context 5,070 Show data context 1,115 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,757 Show data context 71,046 Show data context 5,710 Show data context
1930 9,351 Show data context 533 Show data context 54,888 Show data context 486 Show data context 360 Show data context 17,670 Show data context 6,823 Show data context 3,646 Show data context 1,299 Show data context 0 Show data context 445 Show data context 66,702 Show data context 6,565 Show data context
1931 8,291 Show data context 546 Show data context 49,810 Show data context 440 Show data context 368 Show data context 18,800 Show data context 6,628 Show data context 3,341 Show data context 1,200 Show data context 0 Show data context 754 Show data context 68,237 Show data context 6,434 Show data context
1940 24,736 Show data context 1,124 Show data context 56,599 Show data context 91 Show data context 142 Show data context 18,905 Show data context 4,645 Show data context 3,760 Show data context 2,090 Show data context 0 Show data context 345 Show data context 55,815 Show data context 9,264 Show data context
1950 29,609 Show data context 1,693 Show data context 46,045 Show data context 715 Show data context 345 Show data context 21,560 Show data context 3,477 Show data context 5,006 Show data context 3,842 Show data context 1 Show data context 533 Show data context 92,219 Show data context 34,774 Show data context
1960 18,168 Show data context 15,856 Show data context 26,297 Show data context 93 Show data context 30 Show data context 12,147 Show data context 2,039 Show data context 1,740 Show data context 5,477 Show data context 0 Show data context 578 Show data context 117,397 Show data context 17,251 Show data context
1961 14,916 Show data context 22,934 Show data context 21,976 Show data context 44 Show data context 12 Show data context 10,376 Show data context 1,734 Show data context 1,308 Show data context 4,786 Show data context 0 Show data context 978 Show data context 118,151 Show data context 14,515 Show data context
1970 10,677 Show data context 47,090 Show data context 8,438 Show data context 54 Show data context 262 Show data context 11,092 Show data context 613 Show data context 184 Show data context 1,555 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,289 Show data context 104,285 Show data context 16,999 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, Cheshire 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/10152938/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 01st December 2021