Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970.


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Agricultural Census Generalised Crop Categories 1920
Wheat 2,824 Show data context
Barley 631 Show data context
Oats 2,980 Show data context
Rye 167 Show data context
Beans & Peas 1,181 Show data context
Potatoes 2,728 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 688 Show data context
Mangolds 1,056 Show data context
Cabbage, Rape, etc 1,815 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Bare Fallow 2,331 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses 1,866 Show data context
Other Crops 7,388 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 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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Date accessed: 10th April 2020