Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 21 Show data context 87 Show data context 255 Show data context 26 Show data context 116 Show data context 202 Show data context 195 Show data context 4 Show data context 251 Show data context 1,157 Show data context
1876 1 Show data context 9 Show data context 31 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 21 Show data context 30 Show data context 0 Show data context 32 Show data context 133 Show data context
1881 4 Show data context 44 Show data context 166 Show data context 28 Show data context 191 Show data context 89 Show data context 154 Show data context 3 Show data context 248 Show data context 927 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 107 Show data context 63 Show data context 70 Show data context 85 Show data context 41 Show data context 134 Show data context 1 Show data context 254 Show data context 755 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 61 Show data context 47 Show data context 74 Show data context 154 Show data context 84 Show data context 359 Show data context 7 Show data context 304 Show data context 1,090 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 196 Show data context 30 Show data context 103 Show data context 79 Show data context 26 Show data context 540 Show data context 285 Show data context 1,259 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, Derbyshire RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th July 2019