Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 318 Show data context 109 Show data context 327 Show data context 37 Show data context 55 Show data context 214 Show data context 234 Show data context 7 Show data context 257 Show data context 1,558 Show data context
1881 11 Show data context 22 Show data context 177 Show data context 43 Show data context 99 Show data context 86 Show data context 180 Show data context 5 Show data context 258 Show data context 881 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 41 Show data context 54 Show data context 25 Show data context 112 Show data context 80 Show data context 126 Show data context 6 Show data context 229 Show data context 673 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 60 Show data context 47 Show data context 87 Show data context 127 Show data context 94 Show data context 286 Show data context 18 Show data context 254 Show data context 973 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 91 Show data context 12 Show data context 67 Show data context 85 Show data context 48 Show data context 571 Show data context 286 Show data context 1,160 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, Lincolnshire RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2021