Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 43 Show data context 172 Show data context 312 Show data context 52 Show data context 133 Show data context 242 Show data context 347 Show data context 6 Show data context 314 Show data context 1,621 Show data context
1881 2 Show data context 147 Show data context 278 Show data context 27 Show data context 87 Show data context 106 Show data context 184 Show data context 4 Show data context 314 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
1891 1 Show data context 282 Show data context 62 Show data context 98 Show data context 86 Show data context 51 Show data context 126 Show data context 1 Show data context 331 Show data context 1,038 Show data context
1901 2 Show data context 25 Show data context 69 Show data context 157 Show data context 245 Show data context 124 Show data context 127 Show data context 55 Show data context 431 Show data context 1,235 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 226 Show data context 20 Show data context 63 Show data context 184 Show data context 28 Show data context 468 Show data context 317 Show data context 1,306 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, Gloucestershire RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th July 2020