Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 447 Show data context 129 Show data context 102 Show data context 24 Show data context 78 Show data context 162 Show data context 256 Show data context 0 Show data context 86 Show data context 1,284 Show data context
1876 18 Show data context 163 Show data context 29 Show data context 2 Show data context 126 Show data context 47 Show data context 121 Show data context 0 Show data context 96 Show data context 602 Show data context
1881 0 Show data context 128 Show data context 92 Show data context 6 Show data context 56 Show data context 30 Show data context 91 Show data context 0 Show data context 97 Show data context 500 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 50 Show data context 10 Show data context 2 Show data context 86 Show data context 3 Show data context 53 Show data context 0 Show data context 102 Show data context 306 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 59 Show data context 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 27 Show data context 5 Show data context 190 Show data context 6 Show data context 42 Show data context 344 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 22 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 217 Show data context 34 Show data context 283 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: 17th January 2021