Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1881 267 Show data context 63 Show data context 65 Show data context 21 Show data context 39 Show data context 29 Show data context 139 Show data context 0 Show data context 76 Show data context 699 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 36 Show data context 51 Show data context 108 Show data context 120 Show data context 21 Show data context 175 Show data context 13 Show data context 106 Show data context 630 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 83 Show data context 52 Show data context 107 Show data context 153 Show data context 79 Show data context 254 Show data context 3 Show data context 173 Show data context 904 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 127 Show data context 18 Show data context 86 Show data context 74 Show data context 21 Show data context 367 Show data context 163 Show data context 856 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 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: 04th August 2020