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 60,735 Show data context 28,656 Show data context 25,690 Show data context 509 Show data context 27,113 Show data context 1,687 Show data context 22,439 Show data context 3,737 Show data context 1,076 Show data context 2 Show data context 9,577 Show data context 19,732 Show data context 7,562 Show data context
1871 58,831 Show data context 30,549 Show data context 23,560 Show data context 408 Show data context 26,036 Show data context 2,185 Show data context 21,541 Show data context 4,890 Show data context 2,037 Show data context 6 Show data context 6,342 Show data context 29,757 Show data context 7,737 Show data context
1877 55,295 Show data context 28,270 Show data context 27,154 Show data context 488 Show data context 22,725 Show data context 1,402 Show data context 18,949 Show data context 4,867 Show data context 1,589 Show data context 0 Show data context 10,276 Show data context 32,422 Show data context 9,483 Show data context
1885 46,143 Show data context 25,717 Show data context 27,910 Show data context 144 Show data context 16,039 Show data context 1,961 Show data context 18,502 Show data context 4,874 Show data context 1,000 Show data context 0 Show data context 9,137 Show data context 32,070 Show data context 8,403 Show data context
1891 43,042 Show data context 23,345 Show data context 26,326 Show data context 323 Show data context 13,409 Show data context 1,482 Show data context 15,861 Show data context 4,732 Show data context 1,365 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,501 Show data context 30,390 Show data context 6,693 Show data context
1900 34,298 Show data context 18,682 Show data context 29,803 Show data context 523 Show data context 9,549 Show data context 1,586 Show data context 10,100 Show data context 5,435 Show data context 2,938 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,872 Show data context 31,470 Show data context 6,133 Show data context
1901 31,862 Show data context 18,191 Show data context 28,044 Show data context 669 Show data context 9,049 Show data context 1,710 Show data context 9,659 Show data context 5,123 Show data context 1,987 Show data context 0 Show data context 8,158 Show data context 35,343 Show data context 6,178 Show data context
1910 31,641 Show data context 15,116 Show data context 26,348 Show data context 418 Show data context 8,911 Show data context 1,665 Show data context 8,369 Show data context 5,800 Show data context 1,514 Show data context 0 Show data context 8,652 Show data context 22,775 Show data context 4,535 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, Buckinghamshire 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/10107271/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 15th September 2019