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
1870 125,642 Show data context 244,142 Show data context 1,019,596 Show data context 10,305 Show data context 24,576 Show data context 180,169 Show data context 498,932 Show data context 1,177 Show data context 3,157 Show data context 0 Show data context 23,362 Show data context 1,339,825 Show data context 14,665 Show data context
1871 133,010 Show data context 251,822 Show data context 1,007,891 Show data context 11,402 Show data context 26,744 Show data context 184,307 Show data context 500,978 Show data context 1,614 Show data context 3,214 Show data context 1 Show data context 20,748 Show data context 1,299,992 Show data context 15,223 Show data context
1877 81,185 Show data context 269,845 Show data context 1,024,882 Show data context 10,087 Show data context 26,680 Show data context 165,565 Show data context 506,757 Show data context 2,053 Show data context 5,187 Show data context 0 Show data context 17,074 Show data context 1,404,032 Show data context 16,818 Show data context
1884 68,716 Show data context 230,554 Show data context 1,045,895 Show data context 7,334 Show data context 23,441 Show data context 163,847 Show data context 484,998 Show data context 1,296 Show data context 5,418 Show data context 0 Show data context 27,540 Show data context 1,526,442 Show data context 19,313 Show data context
1885 55,155 Show data context 237,472 Show data context 1,046,285 Show data context 7,095 Show data context 24,885 Show data context 148,994 Show data context 484,213 Show data context 1,495 Show data context 5,833 Show data context 0 Show data context 23,208 Show data context 1,571,745 Show data context 19,425 Show data context
1901 36,225 Show data context 235,115 Show data context 956,389 Show data context 5,541 Show data context 14,386 Show data context 130,176 Show data context 458,556 Show data context 2,950 Show data context 14,404 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,221 Show data context 1,593,461 Show data context 17,483 Show data context
1931 50,024 Show data context 87,900 Show data context 834,687 Show data context 3,162 Show data context 3,731 Show data context 128,102 Show data context 361,328 Show data context 1,206 Show data context 15,247 Show data context 6,701 Show data context 1,534,378 Show data context 25,464 Show data context
1961 91,755 Show data context 320,839 Show data context 632,446 Show data context 135,527 Show data context 230,829 Show data context 5,645 Show data context 49,643 Show data context 14,117 Show data context 1,893,170 Show data context 53,732 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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, Scotland Dep 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/10107260/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 24th March 2019