Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 88 Show data context 29 Show data context 207 Show data context 24 Show data context 103 Show data context 164 Show data context 227 Show data context 1 Show data context 122 Show data context 965 Show data context
1881 5 Show data context 151 Show data context 124 Show data context 22 Show data context 97 Show data context 71 Show data context 117 Show data context 1 Show data context 149 Show data context 737 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 161 Show data context 8 Show data context 17 Show data context 104 Show data context 30 Show data context 96 Show data context 3 Show data context 149 Show data context 568 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 41 Show data context 9 Show data context 61 Show data context 77 Show data context 43 Show data context 184 Show data context 5 Show data context 161 Show data context 581 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 18 Show data context 16 Show data context 52 Show data context 63 Show data context 26 Show data context 232 Show data context 158 Show data context 565 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, Northamptonshire RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th January 2022