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 77,973 Show data context 35,415 Show data context 23,264 Show data context 146 Show data context 20,545 Show data context 9,637 Show data context 35,898 Show data context 11,167 Show data context 3,013 Show data context 4 Show data context 10,153 Show data context 43,154 Show data context 6,984 Show data context
1871 74,951 Show data context 36,062 Show data context 22,098 Show data context 317 Show data context 18,771 Show data context 11,788 Show data context 36,184 Show data context 12,765 Show data context 3,663 Show data context 0 Show data context 6,824 Show data context 65,759 Show data context 7,698 Show data context
1877 69,245 Show data context 32,096 Show data context 23,715 Show data context 360 Show data context 18,898 Show data context 8,163 Show data context 33,899 Show data context 11,532 Show data context 4,025 Show data context 0 Show data context 9,104 Show data context 64,376 Show data context 10,795 Show data context
1885 49,199 Show data context 27,934 Show data context 24,783 Show data context 164 Show data context 12,925 Show data context 7,517 Show data context 30,891 Show data context 10,867 Show data context 3,282 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,434 Show data context 58,863 Show data context 9,653 Show data context
1891 42,813 Show data context 27,437 Show data context 23,857 Show data context 161 Show data context 11,231 Show data context 6,538 Show data context 27,964 Show data context 10,656 Show data context 3,470 Show data context 0 Show data context 4,446 Show data context 55,406 Show data context 7,550 Show data context
1900 32,329 Show data context 28,593 Show data context 27,266 Show data context 535 Show data context 8,610 Show data context 4,997 Show data context 23,154 Show data context 11,957 Show data context 4,412 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,615 Show data context 50,139 Show data context 5,272 Show data context
1901 29,894 Show data context 28,408 Show data context 25,467 Show data context 498 Show data context 8,397 Show data context 5,130 Show data context 22,180 Show data context 11,506 Show data context 4,044 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,214 Show data context 52,741 Show data context 4,662 Show data context
1910 30,637 Show data context 20,437 Show data context 26,853 Show data context 289 Show data context 8,259 Show data context 3,781 Show data context 20,139 Show data context 12,815 Show data context 3,512 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,446 Show data context 38,139 Show data context 4,272 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, Somerset 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/10024900/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 21st October 2021