Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 228 Show data context 18 Show data context 423 Show data context 41 Show data context 85 Show data context 315 Show data context 285 Show data context 1 Show data context 269 Show data context 1,665 Show data context
1881 1 Show data context 195 Show data context 106 Show data context 27 Show data context 55 Show data context 105 Show data context 126 Show data context 1 Show data context 281 Show data context 897 Show data context
1891 1 Show data context 364 Show data context 70 Show data context 45 Show data context 90 Show data context 28 Show data context 108 Show data context 3 Show data context 266 Show data context 975 Show data context
1901 1 Show data context 20 Show data context 25 Show data context 116 Show data context 97 Show data context 48 Show data context 99 Show data context 11 Show data context 247 Show data context 664 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 29 Show data context 8 Show data context 51 Show data context 66 Show data context 9 Show data context 195 Show data context 215 Show data context 573 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, Somerset RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2021