Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 112 Show data context 20 Show data context 28 Show data context 4 Show data context 55 Show data context 22 Show data context 83 Show data context 4 Show data context 30 Show data context 358 Show data context
1881 18 Show data context 43 Show data context 23 Show data context 10 Show data context 50 Show data context 22 Show data context 50 Show data context 4 Show data context 36 Show data context 256 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 23 Show data context 1 Show data context 15 Show data context 31 Show data context 6 Show data context 34 Show data context 1 Show data context 41 Show data context 152 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 19 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 46 Show data context 1 Show data context 33 Show data context 115 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1901 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, Mile End Old Town Eastern SubD through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2021