Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 49 Show data context 32 Show data context 47 Show data context 10 Show data context 20 Show data context 53 Show data context 103 Show data context 3 Show data context 68 Show data context 385 Show data context
1881 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 150 Show data context 2 Show data context 25 Show data context 21 Show data context 65 Show data context 0 Show data context 77 Show data context 346 Show data context
1891 1 Show data context 64 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 38 Show data context 18 Show data context 39 Show data context 0 Show data context 71 Show data context 240 Show data context
1901 1 Show data context 15 Show data context 9 Show data context 15 Show data context 53 Show data context 42 Show data context 153 Show data context 1 Show data context 127 Show data context 416 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 46 Show data context 3 Show data context 14 Show data context 28 Show data context 21 Show data context 162 Show data context 97 Show data context 371 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: 28th September 2021