Cause of Death

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Cause of Death (RG Quarterly Return definition) 1901 1911
Small-pox 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 15 Show data context 7 Show data context
Scarlet fever 18 Show data context 19 Show data context
Diptheria 20 Show data context 53 Show data context
Whooping Cough 8 Show data context 15 Show data context
Fever 53 Show data context 13 Show data context
Diarrhoea 11 Show data context 78 Show data context
Cholera 4 Show data context
Violent Deaths 20 Show data context 28 Show data context
Other 152 Show data context 213 Show data context
Date: Source:
1901 - 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: 19th January 2021