Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 7 Show data context 21 Show data context 29 Show data context 13 Show data context 22 Show data context 39 Show data context 75 Show data context 1 Show data context 89 Show data context 296 Show data context
1881 0 Show data context 35 Show data context 46 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 22 Show data context 23 Show data context 0 Show data context 100 Show data context 237 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 50 Show data context 16 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 25 Show data context 0 Show data context 100 Show data context 214 Show data context
1901 2 Show data context 12 Show data context 57 Show data context 116 Show data context 197 Show data context 115 Show data context 60 Show data context 54 Show data context 256 Show data context 869 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 165 Show data context 15 Show data context 42 Show data context 142 Show data context 17 Show data context 350 Show data context 165 Show data context 896 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, Bristol Inc/RegD through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2021