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Richmond upon Thames 1905

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Richmond]

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Mortality in
age Croups.
As will be seen by the Table of Causes of Death, at
the end of this Section, there were 150 deaths above
65 years of age, and 61 below one year of age.
Infantile
Mortality.
The total number of deaths under one year was
61; this is at the rate of 99 per 1,000 births.
The average for the preceding 10 years was 132.
Tuberculosis.
The total number of deaths attributed to this disease
vas 36, being 8 percent. of the total deaths as
compared with 15 percent. for 1904, and 11 percent.
for 1903. This is a little over a rate of 1 per 1,000 of the
population, as compared with 1.8 for 1904, 1.6 for 1903; and 1.3
for 1902.
Respiratory
Diseases.
75 deaths were registered as due to diseases of the
chest other than phthisis. This gives a mortality of
1.9 per 1,000 of the population as against 1.6 for 1904, 1.5 for 1903
and 2 for 1902.

Deaths in Public Institutions.

Parishioners.Non.Parishioners.Total.
In the Richmond Hospital293160
„ Union Workhouse512980
„ Brookwood Asylum88
„ Mogden Hospital44
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Inquests
There were 54 inquests held in the Borough during
the year, viz., Richmond 45, Petersham 3 and Kew 6.
Coroner's Inquests held during the Year 1905
in the Kingston District of Surrey.
Kingston 44
Ham 1
New Maiden 9
Coombe 1
Old Maiden 1


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