Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 73 Show data context 130 Show data context 158 Show data context 12 Show data context 88 Show data context 208 Show data context 311 Show data context 6 Show data context 279 Show data context 1,265 Show data context
1881 4 Show data context 13 Show data context 823 Show data context 25 Show data context 106 Show data context 134 Show data context 226 Show data context 5 Show data context 262 Show data context 1,598 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 121 Show data context 32 Show data context 38 Show data context 57 Show data context 95 Show data context 238 Show data context 3 Show data context 247 Show data context 831 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 134 Show data context 46 Show data context 68 Show data context 151 Show data context 147 Show data context 576 Show data context 9 Show data context 288 Show data context 1,419 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 117 Show data context 22 Show data context 50 Show data context 154 Show data context 80 Show data context 695 Show data context 286 Show data context 1,404 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, East Riding RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd September 2020