Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 183 Show data context 4 Show data context 386 Show data context 21 Show data context 21 Show data context 251 Show data context 150 Show data context 0 Show data context 192 Show data context 1,208 Show data context
1881 0 Show data context 64 Show data context 23 Show data context 50 Show data context 96 Show data context 118 Show data context 83 Show data context 3 Show data context 185 Show data context 622 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 158 Show data context 23 Show data context 43 Show data context 264 Show data context 22 Show data context 72 Show data context 1 Show data context 156 Show data context 739 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 90 Show data context 13 Show data context 34 Show data context 43 Show data context 23 Show data context 84 Show data context 1 Show data context 141 Show data context 429 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 15 Show data context 5 Show data context 59 Show data context 105 Show data context 11 Show data context 253 Show data context 169 Show data context 617 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, Cornwall RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 06th August 2020