Cause of Death

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Cause of Death (RG Quarterly Return definition) 1871 1881 1891
Small-pox 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet fever 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diptheria 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Whooping Cough 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Fever 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cholera 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violent Deaths 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1891 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: 24th July 2019