Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 66 Show data context 48 Show data context 159 Show data context 40 Show data context 64 Show data context 113 Show data context 152 Show data context 2 Show data context 183 Show data context 827 Show data context
1881 2 Show data context 11 Show data context 176 Show data context 40 Show data context 62 Show data context 65 Show data context 64 Show data context 3 Show data context 156 Show data context 579 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 32 Show data context 36 Show data context 57 Show data context 36 Show data context 30 Show data context 48 Show data context 2 Show data context 147 Show data context 388 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 63 Show data context 27 Show data context 30 Show data context 76 Show data context 8 Show data context 61 Show data context 1 Show data context 153 Show data context 419 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 22 Show data context 10 Show data context 18 Show data context 38 Show data context 1 Show data context 81 Show data context 132 Show data context 302 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, Shropshire RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th June 2022