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 34,706 Show data context 44,067 Show data context 46,264 Show data context 1,635 Show data context 5,766 Show data context 6,179 Show data context 30,024 Show data context 10,318 Show data context 1,030 Show data context 52 Show data context 3,420 Show data context 53,491 Show data context 6,454 Show data context
1930 17,523 Show data context 13,828 Show data context 40,397 Show data context 357 Show data context 1,734 Show data context 5,059 Show data context 16,632 Show data context 7,143 Show data context 1,094 Show data context 21 Show data context 1,047 Show data context 55,454 Show data context 24,614 Show data context
1931 16,100 Show data context 13,182 Show data context 39,940 Show data context 322 Show data context 1,681 Show data context 5,129 Show data context 16,024 Show data context 6,783 Show data context 1,175 Show data context 12 Show data context 1,684 Show data context 58,021 Show data context 18,986 Show data context
1940 31,214 Show data context 17,268 Show data context 52,068 Show data context 152 Show data context 1,029 Show data context 6,536 Show data context 10,324 Show data context 5,925 Show data context 2,483 Show data context 11 Show data context 1,075 Show data context 46,314 Show data context 28,990 Show data context
1950 49,105 Show data context 23,335 Show data context 38,072 Show data context 421 Show data context 3,498 Show data context 18,923 Show data context 7,695 Show data context 9,276 Show data context 7,878 Show data context 5 Show data context 1,458 Show data context 100,498 Show data context 81,005 Show data context
1960 42,277 Show data context 53,074 Show data context 23,419 Show data context 193 Show data context 356 Show data context 12,521 Show data context 6,192 Show data context 4,985 Show data context 10,297 Show data context 14 Show data context 1,042 Show data context 144,972 Show data context 37,967 Show data context
1961 39,406 Show data context 61,762 Show data context 19,984 Show data context 114 Show data context 233 Show data context 10,498 Show data context 5,921 Show data context 4,036 Show data context 9,455 Show data context 10 Show data context 1,358 Show data context 151,106 Show data context 34,582 Show data context
1970 46,539 Show data context 112,338 Show data context 19,824 Show data context 100 Show data context 1,238 Show data context 12,789 Show data context 4,400 Show data context 913 Show data context 5,480 Show data context 22 Show data context 2,296 Show data context 125,884 Show data context 33,945 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, Shropshire 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/10173036/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 21st September 2019