Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 159 Show data context 39 Show data context 29 Show data context 1 Show data context 44 Show data context 43 Show data context 131 Show data context 3 Show data context 190 Show data context 639 Show data context
1881 14 Show data context 87 Show data context 25 Show data context 11 Show data context 48 Show data context 33 Show data context 92 Show data context 5 Show data context 202 Show data context 517 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 35 Show data context 4 Show data context 32 Show data context 37 Show data context 24 Show data context 54 Show data context 2 Show data context 196 Show data context 384 Show data context
1901 2 Show data context 46 Show data context 0 Show data context 33 Show data context 24 Show data context 36 Show data context 87 Show data context 1 Show data context 219 Show data context 448 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 25 Show data context 0 Show data context 13 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 197 Show data context 117 Show data context 364 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, Whitechapel PLPar/PLU/RegD through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th September 2020