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 16,093 Show data context 12,207 Show data context 13,587 Show data context 133 Show data context 206 Show data context 2,900 Show data context 10,594 Show data context 938 Show data context 113 Show data context 1 Show data context 5,816 Show data context 18,550 Show data context 1,190 Show data context
1871 15,768 Show data context 12,578 Show data context 12,925 Show data context 95 Show data context 325 Show data context 3,408 Show data context 11,291 Show data context 1,509 Show data context 115 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,753 Show data context 32,951 Show data context 1,189 Show data context
1877 12,086 Show data context 11,188 Show data context 12,913 Show data context 95 Show data context 137 Show data context 2,135 Show data context 10,449 Show data context 1,256 Show data context 127 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,582 Show data context 25,878 Show data context 1,548 Show data context
1885 8,505 Show data context 9,410 Show data context 13,387 Show data context 36 Show data context 117 Show data context 2,293 Show data context 9,488 Show data context 1,303 Show data context 142 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,128 Show data context 27,570 Show data context 1,391 Show data context
1891 6,437 Show data context 9,483 Show data context 12,032 Show data context 29 Show data context 131 Show data context 2,190 Show data context 8,810 Show data context 1,348 Show data context 227 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,112 Show data context 21,436 Show data context 1,078 Show data context
1901 4,635 Show data context 7,431 Show data context 10,835 Show data context 55 Show data context 128 Show data context 1,905 Show data context 7,260 Show data context 1,323 Show data context 261 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,195 Show data context 25,715 Show data context 946 Show data context
Date: Source:
1869 - 1901 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, Glamorgan 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/10088604/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 12th November 2019