Generalised Crop Acreages

 

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Year Wheat Barley and Oats Rye Potatoes Peas and Beans Other
1801 27,403 Show data context 37,165 Show data context 1,233 Show data context 1,465 Show data context 9,090 Show data context 9,290 Show data context
1869 45,594 Show data context 43,862 Show data context 1,561 Show data context 3,615 Show data context 9,946 Show data context 74,741 Show data context
1871 44,156 Show data context 43,447 Show data context 1,896 Show data context 4,082 Show data context 11,521 Show data context 85,801 Show data context
1877 41,305 Show data context 44,281 Show data context 1,557 Show data context 4,252 Show data context 9,821 Show data context 85,373 Show data context
1885 31,763 Show data context 39,030 Show data context 1,036 Show data context 6,627 Show data context 7,226 Show data context 78,335 Show data context
1891 27,539 Show data context 36,212 Show data context 771 Show data context 5,935 Show data context 5,890 Show data context 68,821 Show data context
1900 19,722 Show data context 31,691 Show data context 1,358 Show data context 5,609 Show data context 3,203 Show data context 60,229 Show data context
1901 18,125 Show data context 30,372 Show data context 1,481 Show data context 5,770 Show data context 3,162 Show data context 61,171 Show data context
1910 16,668 Show data context 25,460 Show data context 642 Show data context 4,702 Show data context 3,030 Show data context 48,962 Show data context
Date: Source:
1801 Home Office: Parish Acreage Returns
1869 - 1910 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This classification is designed to permit data from the 1801 Crop Returns to be included with data from the annual Agricultural Census from 1866 onwards. The 1801 Returns were highly simplified, and varied in what they reported from one parish to another, so in practice we can consistently identify only three individual crops (wheat, rye and potatoes) and two pairings ("Barley and Oats", and "Peas and Beans"). Everything else has to be included in "Other". The 1801 returns also provided limited geographical cov...


erage: a great many parishes were missing from the data, and some additional parish names could not be identified, matched more than one parish within the named county, or lacked information on the county they were in. Nottinghamshire is completely missing. County totals include data for parishes that could not be identified. The national total for England includes parishes with missing county information. The national total for England is also used as the total for England and Wales, to permit the web site to present comparisons with national totals, even though the 1801 returns contain no data on Wales.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Surrey AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised Crop Acreages, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th August 2020