Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 198 Show data context 189 Show data context 164 Show data context 9 Show data context 163 Show data context 243 Show data context 743 Show data context 3 Show data context 282 Show data context 1,994 Show data context
1876 101 Show data context 137 Show data context 126 Show data context 15 Show data context 148 Show data context 161 Show data context 286 Show data context 2 Show data context 273 Show data context 1,249 Show data context
1881 1 Show data context 73 Show data context 43 Show data context 4 Show data context 134 Show data context 31 Show data context 108 Show data context 10 Show data context 246 Show data context 650 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 81 Show data context 9 Show data context 25 Show data context 179 Show data context 35 Show data context 144 Show data context 11 Show data context 270 Show data context 754 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 72 Show data context 1 Show data context 10 Show data context 47 Show data context 14 Show data context 331 Show data context 6 Show data context 267 Show data context 748 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 106 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 39 Show data context 4 Show data context 314 Show data context 162 Show data context 630 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1911 Registrar General, Quarterly Report (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Cause of Death as reported by the Registrar General's Quarterly Returns, 1871-1911. These reports used a greatly simplified cause of death classification, mainly focused on epidemic diseases of childhood, and provided no breakdown of causes of death by gender or age. Note that the detailed classification changed between 1901 and 1911: in 1911, Cholera was not listed, 'Fever' was replaced by the more specific 'Enteric or Typhoid Fever', and 'Diarrhoea' was replaced by 'Diarrhoea and Enteritis', specifical...


ly for deaths under 2 years.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Manchester PLPar/PLU/RegD through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2019