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 35,980 Show data context 19,145 Show data context 35,626 Show data context 369 Show data context 8,897 Show data context 3,857 Show data context 18,072 Show data context 12,164 Show data context 3,241 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,317 Show data context 36,159 Show data context 7,491 Show data context
1930 16,499 Show data context 11,667 Show data context 20,986 Show data context 175 Show data context 4,909 Show data context 2,611 Show data context 11,763 Show data context 8,481 Show data context 3,157 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,341 Show data context 34,021 Show data context 27,486 Show data context
1931 16,202 Show data context 11,359 Show data context 18,606 Show data context 178 Show data context 4,683 Show data context 2,644 Show data context 10,911 Show data context 8,150 Show data context 3,047 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,414 Show data context 36,148 Show data context 25,818 Show data context
1940 28,531 Show data context 16,839 Show data context 31,396 Show data context 62 Show data context 1,401 Show data context 3,737 Show data context 9,914 Show data context 6,806 Show data context 4,675 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,851 Show data context 25,374 Show data context 28,430 Show data context
1950 33,581 Show data context 20,103 Show data context 27,892 Show data context 339 Show data context 1,996 Show data context 7,319 Show data context 9,281 Show data context 9,446 Show data context 10,394 Show data context 8 Show data context 4,348 Show data context 88,753 Show data context 59,026 Show data context
1960 19,826 Show data context 39,491 Show data context 13,310 Show data context 193 Show data context 501 Show data context 5,053 Show data context 6,618 Show data context 3,938 Show data context 17,989 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,965 Show data context 132,013 Show data context 25,800 Show data context
1961 15,751 Show data context 45,600 Show data context 8,354 Show data context 84 Show data context 304 Show data context 4,071 Show data context 5,920 Show data context 3,015 Show data context 16,265 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,041 Show data context 139,825 Show data context 23,226 Show data context
1970 29,166 Show data context 68,408 Show data context 9,161 Show data context 116 Show data context 1,261 Show data context 4,699 Show data context 3,655 Show data context 695 Show data context 7,255 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,211 Show data context 131,843 Show data context 14,078 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, Somerset 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/10073900/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 21st September 2019