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 55,217 Show data context 26,124 Show data context 35,097 Show data context 266 Show data context 8,436 Show data context 3,222 Show data context 20,620 Show data context 5,771 Show data context 1,690 Show data context 4 Show data context 13,500 Show data context 61,376 Show data context 9,644 Show data context
1930 29,970 Show data context 10,819 Show data context 25,865 Show data context 191 Show data context 5,229 Show data context 2,038 Show data context 13,059 Show data context 3,961 Show data context 1,837 Show data context 7 Show data context 4,349 Show data context 62,553 Show data context 22,896 Show data context
1931 25,435 Show data context 10,862 Show data context 23,830 Show data context 148 Show data context 4,881 Show data context 2,050 Show data context 10,906 Show data context 3,708 Show data context 1,519 Show data context 6 Show data context 5,745 Show data context 65,299 Show data context 22,271 Show data context
1940 38,423 Show data context 15,289 Show data context 37,416 Show data context 18 Show data context 1,307 Show data context 2,578 Show data context 7,943 Show data context 2,723 Show data context 2,766 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,053 Show data context 44,946 Show data context 26,603 Show data context
1950 60,527 Show data context 35,259 Show data context 29,613 Show data context 666 Show data context 2,919 Show data context 8,454 Show data context 4,442 Show data context 4,469 Show data context 7,722 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,667 Show data context 95,116 Show data context 56,434 Show data context
1960 42,249 Show data context 73,993 Show data context 14,661 Show data context 114 Show data context 450 Show data context 4,392 Show data context 1,845 Show data context 1,327 Show data context 11,317 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,787 Show data context 124,410 Show data context 23,570 Show data context
1961 37,876 Show data context 78,634 Show data context 10,844 Show data context 52 Show data context 348 Show data context 3,386 Show data context 1,743 Show data context 882 Show data context 9,652 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,202 Show data context 130,376 Show data context 21,375 Show data context
1970 60,852 Show data context 121,626 Show data context 11,144 Show data context 43 Show data context 2,679 Show data context 3,792 Show data context 915 Show data context 129 Show data context 4,569 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,388 Show data context 87,823 Show data context 14,667 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, Gloucestershire 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/10107362/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 23rd September 2019