Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 487 Show data context 143 Show data context 323 Show data context 59 Show data context 124 Show data context 320 Show data context 335 Show data context 2 Show data context 248 Show data context 2,041 Show data context
1881 6 Show data context 59 Show data context 109 Show data context 237 Show data context 178 Show data context 139 Show data context 198 Show data context 3 Show data context 268 Show data context 1,197 Show data context
1891 1 Show data context 355 Show data context 40 Show data context 99 Show data context 119 Show data context 79 Show data context 174 Show data context 1 Show data context 347 Show data context 1,215 Show data context
1901 7 Show data context 138 Show data context 37 Show data context 146 Show data context 95 Show data context 313 Show data context 393 Show data context 16 Show data context 436 Show data context 1,581 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 118 Show data context 33 Show data context 146 Show data context 117 Show data context 52 Show data context 730 Show data context 401 Show data context 1,597 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, Hampshire RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2019