Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 175 Show data context 146 Show data context 588 Show data context 99 Show data context 140 Show data context 322 Show data context 591 Show data context 19 Show data context 327 Show data context 2,407 Show data context
1881 46 Show data context 92 Show data context 226 Show data context 124 Show data context 121 Show data context 162 Show data context 253 Show data context 7 Show data context 397 Show data context 1,428 Show data context
1891 7 Show data context 169 Show data context 26 Show data context 98 Show data context 301 Show data context 77 Show data context 221 Show data context 5 Show data context 438 Show data context 1,342 Show data context
1901 260 Show data context 149 Show data context 42 Show data context 233 Show data context 195 Show data context 206 Show data context 512 Show data context 32 Show data context 579 Show data context 2,208 Show data context
1911 14 Show data context 361 Show data context 21 Show data context 109 Show data context 127 Show data context 72 Show data context 919 Show data context 475 Show data context 2,098 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: 24th October 2021