Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 352 Show data context 41 Show data context 437 Show data context 50 Show data context 171 Show data context 178 Show data context 451 Show data context 19 Show data context 190 Show data context 1,889 Show data context
1881 132 Show data context 128 Show data context 216 Show data context 133 Show data context 205 Show data context 119 Show data context 310 Show data context 5 Show data context 267 Show data context 1,515 Show data context
1891 3 Show data context 235 Show data context 57 Show data context 255 Show data context 314 Show data context 124 Show data context 252 Show data context 4 Show data context 348 Show data context 1,592 Show data context
1901 58 Show data context 367 Show data context 89 Show data context 471 Show data context 372 Show data context 257 Show data context 1,167 Show data context 10 Show data context 535 Show data context 3,326 Show data context
1911 1 Show data context 529 Show data context 34 Show data context 140 Show data context 207 Show data context 71 Show data context 1,385 Show data context 576 Show data context 2,943 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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Date accessed: 26th January 2020