London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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St James's 1875

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St James's, Westminster]

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The following table shows the periods of life in which the deaths have occurred in the last three years respectively.

1873.Under 1 year.Above 1 and under 5.Above 5 and under 20.Above 20 and under 40.Above 40 and under 60.Above 60 and under 80.Above 80.Total.
First Quarter231451726433131
Second Quarter3413422302712142
Third Quarter522352131228162
Fourth Quarter546013544489251
Total -163110159513114032686
First Quarter352382442409181
Second Quarter342152430304148
Third Quarter251051621314112
Fourth Quarter3120920445713194
First Quarter3818131850559201
Second Quarter2820516334113156
Third Quarter362292332257154
Fourth Quarter414191430364175

During the 20 years, 1855—74, the deaths from zymotics were 1974, being an average mortality of 98.7 per annum.
The mortality for 1875 was 75. The next table shows the names and numbers of the zymotics occurring in each
quarter of the year 1875.