Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970.

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Year Wheat Barley Oats Rye Beans & Peas Potatoes Turnips & Swedes Mangolds Cabbage, Rape, etc Hops Bare Fallow Clover & Rotation Grasses Other Crops
1871 44,156 Show data context 18,666 Show data context 24,781 Show data context 1,896 Show data context 11,521 Show data context 4,082 Show data context 19,648 Show data context 8,606 Show data context 3,282 Show data context 2,128 Show data context 10,553 Show data context 32,541 Show data context 9,043 Show data context
1881 35,057 Show data context 16,033 Show data context 25,556 Show data context 993 Show data context 7,916 Show data context 4,946 Show data context 16,935 Show data context 9,126 Show data context 1,725 Show data context 2,352 Show data context 14,576 Show data context 9,558 Show data context
1891 27,539 Show data context 12,245 Show data context 23,967 Show data context 771 Show data context 5,890 Show data context 5,935 Show data context 13,133 Show data context 8,478 Show data context 2,199 Show data context 1,955 Show data context 8,483 Show data context 24,722 Show data context 9,851 Show data context
1901 18,125 Show data context 8,429 Show data context 21,943 Show data context 1,481 Show data context 3,162 Show data context 5,770 Show data context 9,026 Show data context 7,719 Show data context 2,703 Show data context 1,232 Show data context 7,536 Show data context 23,715 Show data context 10,500 Show data context
1911 16,807 Show data context 4,410 Show data context 20,551 Show data context 653 Show data context 2,887 Show data context 4,814 Show data context 6,953 Show data context 8,103 Show data context 2,231 Show data context 500 Show data context 5,540 Show data context 18,884 Show data context 7,558 Show data context
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1871 - 1911 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, Surrey AncC through time | Agriculture & Land Use Statistics | Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd July 2024