Cause of Death

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Cause of Death (RG Quarterly Return definition) 1891 1901 1911
Small-pox 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 28 Show data context 77 Show data context 91 Show data context
Scarlet fever 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diptheria 14 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context
Whooping Cough 86 Show data context 65 Show data context 53 Show data context
Fever 16 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diarrhoea 99 Show data context 115 Show data context 161 Show data context
Cholera 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violent Deaths 74 Show data context 98 Show data context 61 Show data context
Other 319 Show data context 378 Show data context 372 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 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: 10th August 2020