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 22 Show data context 1,737 Show data context 32,635 Show data context 46 Show data context 37 Show data context 2,489 Show data context 12,874 Show data context 0 Show data context 91 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,181 Show data context 27,646 Show data context 343 Show data context
1871 22 Show data context 1,966 Show data context 33,094 Show data context 34 Show data context 36 Show data context 2,590 Show data context 13,042 Show data context 6 Show data context 60 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,095 Show data context 26,418 Show data context 336 Show data context
1877 20 Show data context 1,373 Show data context 34,489 Show data context 81 Show data context 47 Show data context 1,990 Show data context 14,119 Show data context 10 Show data context 81 Show data context 0 Show data context 465 Show data context 27,387 Show data context 499 Show data context
1884 15 Show data context 1,271 Show data context 34,226 Show data context 210 Show data context 28 Show data context 1,865 Show data context 13,931 Show data context 0 Show data context 108 Show data context 0 Show data context 923 Show data context 28,645 Show data context 727 Show data context
1885 14 Show data context 1,092 Show data context 34,335 Show data context 85 Show data context 33 Show data context 1,844 Show data context 13,907 Show data context 0 Show data context 100 Show data context 0 Show data context 671 Show data context 28,282 Show data context 541 Show data context
1901 7 Show data context 1,151 Show data context 33,610 Show data context 148 Show data context 34 Show data context 1,675 Show data context 13,429 Show data context 7 Show data context 44 Show data context 0 Show data context 132 Show data context 33,366 Show data context 465 Show data context
1931 0 Show data context 348 Show data context 25,175 Show data context 9 Show data context 0 Show data context 988 Show data context 9,613 Show data context 0 Show data context 19 Show data context 127 Show data context 41,813 Show data context 241 Show data context
1961 4 Show data context 1,340 Show data context 20,703 Show data context 534 Show data context 6,776 Show data context 0 Show data context 556 Show data context 35 Show data context 49,235 Show data context 149 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, Caithness 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/10091962/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 21st November 2017