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 53,141 Show data context 28,594 Show data context 10,037 Show data context 454 Show data context 28,465 Show data context 4,132 Show data context 13,469 Show data context 4,155 Show data context 3,275 Show data context 0 Show data context 11,735 Show data context 11,038 Show data context 7,815 Show data context
1871 53,582 Show data context 29,311 Show data context 9,374 Show data context 528 Show data context 27,467 Show data context 5,819 Show data context 11,687 Show data context 4,488 Show data context 6,913 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,525 Show data context 15,868 Show data context 9,316 Show data context
1877 50,420 Show data context 32,039 Show data context 10,741 Show data context 401 Show data context 23,735 Show data context 4,511 Show data context 11,973 Show data context 3,978 Show data context 2,945 Show data context 0 Show data context 13,160 Show data context 17,605 Show data context 10,328 Show data context
1885 43,315 Show data context 27,796 Show data context 12,196 Show data context 297 Show data context 17,422 Show data context 8,026 Show data context 12,626 Show data context 3,855 Show data context 1,372 Show data context 0 Show data context 13,250 Show data context 22,795 Show data context 9,404 Show data context
1891 44,724 Show data context 23,154 Show data context 13,406 Show data context 243 Show data context 17,294 Show data context 7,313 Show data context 9,814 Show data context 3,920 Show data context 1,666 Show data context 0 Show data context 11,230 Show data context 21,146 Show data context 7,846 Show data context
1900 37,149 Show data context 19,473 Show data context 18,779 Show data context 207 Show data context 12,435 Show data context 8,907 Show data context 6,534 Show data context 4,166 Show data context 2,746 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,954 Show data context 26,471 Show data context 9,731 Show data context
1901 35,227 Show data context 18,529 Show data context 17,905 Show data context 153 Show data context 11,871 Show data context 9,829 Show data context 6,661 Show data context 4,064 Show data context 2,257 Show data context 0 Show data context 9,227 Show data context 27,972 Show data context 9,280 Show data context
1910 40,009 Show data context 11,627 Show data context 20,560 Show data context 109 Show data context 13,281 Show data context 8,139 Show data context 5,056 Show data context 4,530 Show data context 2,450 Show data context 0 Show data context 12,174 Show data context 19,215 Show data context 9,983 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, Bedfordshire 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/10107325/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 28th May 2022