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 51,427 Show data context 40,312 Show data context 139,155 Show data context 276 Show data context 1,414 Show data context 13,661 Show data context 44,774 Show data context 27,538 Show data context 20,719 Show data context 0 Show data context 8,463 Show data context 153,269 Show data context 20,512 Show data context
1930 25,267 Show data context 21,874 Show data context 95,099 Show data context 105 Show data context 1,261 Show data context 7,643 Show data context 29,252 Show data context 21,210 Show data context 12,927 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,718 Show data context 179,184 Show data context 38,931 Show data context
1931 18,737 Show data context 17,977 Show data context 91,918 Show data context 114 Show data context 1,074 Show data context 7,795 Show data context 28,173 Show data context 20,071 Show data context 12,071 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,556 Show data context 187,711 Show data context 36,639 Show data context
1940 29,326 Show data context 34,753 Show data context 126,748 Show data context 95 Show data context 367 Show data context 12,431 Show data context 21,925 Show data context 13,651 Show data context 10,586 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,601 Show data context 162,321 Show data context 51,085 Show data context
1950 27,687 Show data context 42,287 Show data context 84,551 Show data context 422 Show data context 795 Show data context 22,212 Show data context 22,390 Show data context 14,242 Show data context 25,404 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,308 Show data context 209,905 Show data context 92,702 Show data context
1960 8,195 Show data context 93,954 Show data context 29,357 Show data context 231 Show data context 160 Show data context 8,793 Show data context 16,530 Show data context 8,328 Show data context 38,432 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,440 Show data context 297,018 Show data context 46,647 Show data context
1961 5,911 Show data context 116,404 Show data context 17,658 Show data context 87 Show data context 52 Show data context 6,840 Show data context 15,136 Show data context 6,988 Show data context 36,538 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,723 Show data context 308,041 Show data context 36,855 Show data context
1970 17,496 Show data context 118,369 Show data context 23,921 Show data context 146 Show data context 235 Show data context 5,431 Show data context 11,098 Show data context 1,657 Show data context 20,990 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,670 Show data context 297,901 Show data context 25,598 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, Devon 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/10152896/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 10th August 2022