15 JUNE 1850, Page 20


Results of the Registrar-General's return of mortality in the Metropolis for the week ending on Saturday last : the first column of figures gives the aggregate number of deaths in the corresponding weeks of the ten previous years.

Ten Weeks week.

of 1839-49. of 1850.

Zymotic Diseases 1839 .... 172 Dropsy, Cancer, and other diseases of uncertain or variable seat Tubercular Diseases 1898 .... 184 Diseases of the Brain, Spinal Marrow, Nerves, and Senses 1060 .... 116 Diseases of the Heart and Blood-vessels Diseases of the Lungs, and of the other Organs of Respiration 965 Diseases of the Stomach, Liver, and other Organs of Digestion 640 .... 59 Diseases of the Kidneys, Sc Childbirth, diseases of the Uterus, Sc 76 Rheumatism, diseases of the Bones. Joints, Sc 84 .... Diseases of the Skin, Cellular Tissue, Sc 6 Malformations 25 Premature 331rth 1913 Atrophy 133 Age 493 Sudden 110 Violence, Privation, Cold, and Intemperance 273 Total (including unspecified causes) 8610 844