Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 180 Show data context 83 Show data context 221 Show data context 28 Show data context 74 Show data context 156 Show data context 277 Show data context 1 Show data context 183 Show data context 1,203 Show data context
1881 25 Show data context 74 Show data context 153 Show data context 56 Show data context 74 Show data context 74 Show data context 161 Show data context 2 Show data context 222 Show data context 841 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 106 Show data context 38 Show data context 123 Show data context 203 Show data context 40 Show data context 156 Show data context 3 Show data context 309 Show data context 978 Show data context
1901 1 Show data context 116 Show data context 23 Show data context 140 Show data context 169 Show data context 62 Show data context 401 Show data context 7 Show data context 356 Show data context 1,275 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 315 Show data context 18 Show data context 117 Show data context 148 Show data context 23 Show data context 676 Show data context 396 Show data context 1,693 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: 08th August 2020