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Shoreditch 1859

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Shoreditch, Parish of St. Leonard]

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TABLE I.

Mortality-Returns of Shoreditch for the Year ending Saturday, 31st day of December, 1859. Male and Female.

Deaths of Persons of the agesDeaths at all ages in Shoreditch WorkhouseIn Saint Luke's Workhouse
All AgesUnder 1 yearUnder 5 years5 & under 1010 to 2020 to 4040 to 60Above 60
Small-pox872824158111.........
Measles39633..................3
Scarlatina1859107541041.........
Whooping Cough8730543............22
Fever1083171710231721717
Pyosmia1..................11...
Erysipelas851.........11......
Puerperal Fever12......1110.........1
Influenza1..................11...
Dysentery5...............14...1
Diarrhœa194133363126136...
Cholera3......1......11......
Diptheria263184.........1......
Rheumatism9............42311
Syphilis641......1......1...
Privation including want of breast milk76............1.........
Alcoholism6............24.........
Dropsy42...532372266
Cancer35............2211215
Mortification9............2255...
Scrofula, Tabes Mesenterica, and Hydrocephalus141506211747...61
Phthisis358101683418390172016
Carbuncle8...1......2233...
Convulsions1168926......1......21
Apoplexy47...1...14172465
Brain Disease22120337102943794711
Heart Disease84......6420282654
Laryngitis367243.........211
Bronchitis23243301...10481003110
Pneumonia163636543991022
Lung Diseases57342...8182215
Stomach Diseases701053416171561
Liver Diseases401.........5151912
Bright's Disease11.........2135......
Kidney and Bladder Diseases111......1...27......
Ovarian Disease5............41...11
Uterine Disease7............3311...
Skin Disease2.........1......1......
Premature Birth3939........................
Malformations1191............1......
Teething19109.....................
Childbirth11............74......1
Old Age119...............11181012
Atrophy, Debility152111205...27768
Asphyxia53...1......1.........
Violence381383...4642...
Poison71......231.........
Drowning3.........111.........
Not Specified3917321358......
2922727604156103383394554182117
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