Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 103 Show data context 44 Show data context 271 Show data context 70 Show data context 73 Show data context 131 Show data context 298 Show data context 2 Show data context 175 Show data context 1,167 Show data context
1881 43 Show data context 52 Show data context 111 Show data context 65 Show data context 63 Show data context 101 Show data context 150 Show data context 4 Show data context 252 Show data context 841 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 121 Show data context 15 Show data context 135 Show data context 181 Show data context 38 Show data context 109 Show data context 5 Show data context 276 Show data context 880 Show data context
1901 2 Show data context 61 Show data context 13 Show data context 195 Show data context 118 Show data context 90 Show data context 228 Show data context 11 Show data context 291 Show data context 1,009 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 109 Show data context 15 Show data context 52 Show data context 75 Show data context 21 Show data context 349 Show data context 329 Show data context 950 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, Sussex RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th November 2019