Individual cholera deaths in London in summer and autumn 1866

Table ID:
CHOL_1866     (57342)
Contents:
Individual cholera deaths in London in summer and autumn 1866
Approx. number of rows:
2,236
Table type:
Raw Data
Documentation Author:
Humphrey Southall
Geography:
Reporting units are identified by:
   Registration District
   Registration sub-District
Chronology:
The data cover the period 1881 to 1911.
Dates and times are identified by:
   Day
   Month

Sources:

  1. The data come from daily reports of deaths in London, listed by sub-district, in which cholera was cited as a cause. Each death is recorded as a separate record. [Further source information is needed from Graham Mooney]


Notes:

  1. The data include all deaths in London in which Cholera was cited as a cause on the death certificate, during the nine weeks between the 19th of July and the 6th of October 1866.
  2. A few records have no exact date. For these the day and month values are set to 99.


Checking:

  1. The data are individual-level, and are as supplied by Graham Mooney.


Acknowledgments:


We are extremely grateful to the following:

  1. Graham Mooney: These data were transcribed as part of the Centre for Metropolitan History's 'Mortality in the Metropolis 1860-1920' project, and supplied to the database by Graham Mooney. There are no limitations on their use.


Columns within table:

ColumnTypeContents
reg_dist Text string (max.len.=44). Registration District in which the death occurred.
sub_dist Text string (max.len.=64). Registration sub-District in which the death occurred.
day Integer number. Day on which the death occurred.
month Integer number. Month in which the death occurred.
cause_1 Text string (max.len.=44). The primary cause of death.
cause_2 Text string (max.len.=44). The secondary cause of death, if recorded.
cause_3 Text string (max.len.=44). A third cause of death, if recorded.