Cause of Death

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Cause of Death (RG Quarterly Return definition) 1891 1901
Small-pox 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 25 Show data context 58 Show data context
Scarlet fever 11 Show data context 9 Show data context
Diptheria 7 Show data context 11 Show data context
Whooping Cough 20 Show data context 14 Show data context
Fever 14 Show data context 9 Show data context
Diarrhoea 65 Show data context 100 Show data context
Cholera 0 Show data context 3 Show data context
Violent Deaths 53 Show data context 55 Show data context
Other 195 Show data context 259 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 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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Date accessed: 21st July 2024