average of births for the last ten years is 2271; so that the
number for 1865 is above the annual average.
The number of deaths from Zymotic* diseases in 1865, was
381; that for the preceding eight years having been respectively
348, 327, 329, 266, 381, 422, 411, and 435; the average being 364.
Hence the Zymotic deaths were above the average, but fewer than
those of the preceding three years.
The number of deaths occurring from the principal Zymotic
diseases was 316, that for the preceding year being 378; thus
there is a diminution of 162 in the number of deaths from these
The exact causes, and the numbers of these deaths, is exhibited in
the subjoined table.
|Small Pox.||Measles.||Scarlet Fever.||Hooping Cough.||Diarrhoea.||Typhus. (In Fever Hospital||Totals.||Deaths from all causes.|
|1857||6||51||42||84||65||47 + 9||295||1406|
|1861||0||22||95||107||72||44 + 17||340||1494|
|1862||1||76||133||53||42||70 + 9||375||1572|
|1863||26||44||146||66||52||42 + 8||376||1509|
|1864||7||73||94||71||87||46 + 9||378||1735|
|1865||12||27||57||88||84||48 + 5||316||1613|!()
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*This term, which was first proposed by Dr. Farr, of the Registrar General's
Office, is now generally employed to signify Infectious, Epidemic, and Endemic