Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 1 Show data context 19 Show data context 21 Show data context 10 Show data context 22 Show data context 50 Show data context 143 Show data context 2 Show data context 33 Show data context 301 Show data context
1881 0 Show data context 33 Show data context 18 Show data context 1 Show data context 40 Show data context 32 Show data context 72 Show data context 1 Show data context 30 Show data context 227 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 21 Show data context 16 Show data context 3 Show data context 32 Show data context 10 Show data context 52 Show data context 0 Show data context 44 Show data context 178 Show data context
1901 1 Show data context 41 Show data context 9 Show data context 41 Show data context 31 Show data context 13 Show data context 132 Show data context 2 Show data context 39 Show data context 309 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 17 Show data context 0 Show data context 13 Show data context 27 Show data context 13 Show data context 116 Show data context 36 Show data context 222 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, Hunslet PLU/PLPar/RegD through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th October 2021