Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 1,147 Show data context 189 Show data context 146 Show data context 86 Show data context 224 Show data context 291 Show data context 409 Show data context 19 Show data context 328 Show data context 2,839 Show data context
1881 9 Show data context 48 Show data context 126 Show data context 33 Show data context 108 Show data context 136 Show data context 260 Show data context 4 Show data context 342 Show data context 1,066 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 184 Show data context 80 Show data context 82 Show data context 313 Show data context 131 Show data context 215 Show data context 3 Show data context 372 Show data context 1,380 Show data context
1901 2 Show data context 171 Show data context 114 Show data context 80 Show data context 190 Show data context 174 Show data context 852 Show data context 11 Show data context 559 Show data context 2,153 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 207 Show data context 23 Show data context 84 Show data context 253 Show data context 68 Show data context 703 Show data context 390 Show data context 1,728 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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Date accessed: 20th January 2020