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 26 Show data context 60 Show data context 15 Show data context 13 Show data context 41 Show data context 92 Show data context 0 Show data context 54 Show data context 350 Show data context
1881 31 Show data context 33 Show data context 54 Show data context 29 Show data context 76 Show data context 47 Show data context 98 Show data context 6 Show data context 72 Show data context 446 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 27 Show data context 41 Show data context 42 Show data context 131 Show data context 34 Show data context 117 Show data context 1 Show data context 105 Show data context 498 Show data context
1901 1 Show data context 87 Show data context 113 Show data context 128 Show data context 64 Show data context 64 Show data context 253 Show data context 11 Show data context 174 Show data context 895 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 204 Show data context 40 Show data context 101 Show data context 127 Show data context 16 Show data context 498 Show data context 153 Show data context 1,139 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: 18th September 2020