Clip-deaths from various things...Oct 9 pg 4
where r: , j! .u "i 4 . V. ..j BCriC ley Tex; eiaav aataaasaaai aa aoo - aa t prevalent la Portsmouth. Lotoo'5. In London 2,363 births and l.iJl deaths were registered. Allowing for increase of population, th births exceeded by 9 and the deaths by 23, the average numbers in th eorrespondins' week of tb last ten Tears. The annual death - rate from all causes, which In tbe three previous t 201) per LWJ, w..V. hmA Kp.n sinnal to 22 "b. ZtrJ. and rose again last week to 21 "2. After distributing the deaths in institutions in crouortion to population, the rat vas deaths included II from measlsa, 113 from ! . . . 1 . - ... 1 t IS per 1,(X)0 in the West, 20 in the North, 22 in the Central 24 ia the East, and Si1 in the South groups of districts. Th. 1.401 25 from different forms of fever, and 145 from diarrhua ; thus to tbe seven principal diseases of the rymotie class 350 J deaths were referred, against numbers declining from 409 to 307 in the four preceding weeks. The 350 deaths exceeded by 6L th 'corrected avenge number trout the disease in tbe corresponding week of the last ten 1 A ,n.1 la n .ntiiul rata of S"3 TXT 1 - 000. This rrmotie rate ranred from 3 - J in the West to 63 in j tha Smith nonna of districts. The deaths referred to scarlet .fever, diphtheria, whooping - cough, and diarrhoea I roci toe otner zyinouc the included 30 in the North and 47 in the South groups of dis - tricts ; 13 occurred in Slarylebone, O in amaen anu Kentish Town, 11 lo Bermondsey and Rotherhitbe, 15 in Lambeth, 4 ia Batter sea, aad 5 in Deptford. The 12 deaths from diphtheria rrponded with the number in thepreviou week, and included 2 In University College Hospital. The 44 fatal ease of whooping - cough showed a farther decline from the numbers in recent weeks, although they exceeded the corrected average ; no lea thaa 32 were returned ia East aad South Londn. Tbe 23 death referred to fever exceeded those in the previous week by 7, but were 19 below the corrected average number ia th corrcspoadior week of tb last ten years ; 2 were certified as typhus. IS as enteric, and 5 aa simple continued fever. Two deaths from enteric ferer occuired in Kensington, aad 2 in the Fever Hospital at Hocserton. The fatal eases of diajr - Kta, which ia th thre previous weeks had been 190, 147, and 125, rose again last weak to 145. and exceeded the corrected averag weekly number by 68. The annual death - rate from tbis discos was equal to 22 per 1,000, whereas in the 17 provincial towns fumishisg returns it was so high as 4 - 6. The deaths of thre young children and of three adults were refsrred to simple cholera and choleraic Th deaths of two boys, sged respectively 11 and 14 yean, were referred. to hydrophobia, in St. Thomas's and CuVa llaanitala. Different forms of violence caused 4C deaths ; 33 were the result of negligence or accident, including 21 from fractures and contusions. 5 from drowning, and 6 of' infant under on year of age from suffocation. Seven of the deaths from fracture ana contusions were causeu by horses or vehicle in th streets ; from this class or accident accident 65 eases of injury and Claiming came under the notice of th Metropolitan and City FoUe during tb seres days ending the 3d inst. Seven case of suicide wer registered. , , In tha large publie Institutions, 214 deaths were recorded, or 15 per cent of the total deaths ; of these, 12V occurred ia workhons establishments, 81 In hospitals, and 0 in lunatic asylums. Tha Asylum District lever and Smallpox Hospitals at Ilomerton and Steekwell (which are eertined for 576 beds) contained 293 patients on the 2d inst, of which 41 wr under treatment for fever, 225 for searlet fever, and 1 for smallpox.