Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 2 Show data context 102 Show data context 136 Show data context 3 Show data context 57 Show data context 120 Show data context 150 Show data context 1 Show data context 115 Show data context 686 Show data context
1876 12 Show data context 217 Show data context 86 Show data context 9 Show data context 51 Show data context 110 Show data context 210 Show data context 2 Show data context 104 Show data context 801 Show data context
1881 7 Show data context 26 Show data context 85 Show data context 4 Show data context 123 Show data context 103 Show data context 142 Show data context 0 Show data context 113 Show data context 603 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 253 Show data context 21 Show data context 6 Show data context 92 Show data context 53 Show data context 183 Show data context 4 Show data context 140 Show data context 752 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 111 Show data context 92 Show data context 124 Show data context 37 Show data context 39 Show data context 274 Show data context 4 Show data context 130 Show data context 811 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 65 Show data context 14 Show data context 42 Show data context 68 Show data context 16 Show data context 264 Show data context 126 Show data context 595 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: 12th May 2021