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BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY 



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City Document — No. 7. 



REPORT 



CITY REGISTRAR 



BIRTHS/ MARRIAGES k DEATHS 



CITY OP ROXBURY, 



FOR THE YEARS 



1851, 1852 & 1853. 




ROXBURY: 

NORFOLK COUNTY JOUKNAL PRESS, 

1854. 



CITY OF ROXBURY, 



In Board of Aldermen, July 3, 1B54. 
Laid upon the table and ordered lo be printed. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Ckrk, 



f'o the Honorable Mayor and City Council : 

The following tabular statements in relation to the- 
!^egistration of Births, Marriages and Deaths in the City 
of Eoxbury for the years 1851, 1852 and 1853, are re- 
spectfully submitted. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Registrar. 

City Registrar's Office, July 3d, 1854. 



Births Registered in Eloxl>ury m 1851, 1852 aad 1853. 





1851. 


1852. 


1853 


Males, - - - 
Females, .... 


334 
296 


334 

254 


352 
305 


Both parents native born, - 
Both parents foreigners. 
One parent native born, 
Unknown, ... - 


212 

364 

40 

14 


184 

365 
39 


314 

306 

39 


Whole number, 


630 


588 


659 



Marriages Registered in Iloxbury in 1851, 1852 and 1853. 



American, - . . . 
Foreign, . . . , 
One American, - 

Whole numLer, 267 239 239 



1851. 


1852. 


1852 


77 


66 


65 


171 


154 


161 


19 


19 


13 



* West Roxbury set off to J951, and a portion of the marriages belonging to that terri- 
tory are here recorded. 



Diseases and Causes of Beath in Eoxbury, Mass., in 1851. 



Diseases. 



Accidents 

Apoplexy 

Bowels, diseases of tiie 

J3rain, " " 

■Cancer 

■Childbirth, diseases of 

Cholera Infantum 

Consumption 

Convulsions 

Croup 

Dropsy 

" in the head 

Drowned 

Dysentery 

Erysipelas 

Fever, not classed 

" Typhoid 

" Typhus, or Ship 

Heart, diseases of the 

Hooping Cough 

Infantile Diseases, not classed. . 
Lungs, acute diseases of the ... 

Measles 

Old Age 

Palsy 

Rheumatism 

Small Pox 

Stillborn 

Teething 

Throat, diseases of the 

Various other causes 



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Diseases and Causes of Death in Eosbury, Mass., in 1852. 



Diseases. 



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Accidents 

Apoplexy 

Bowels, diseases of the 

Brain " " , 

Cancer ■ 

Childbirth, diseases of. 

Cholera Infantum 

Consumption 

Convulsions 

Croup 

Dropsy 

*' in the head 

Drowned 

Dysentery 

Fever, Scarlet 

" Typhoid 

" Typhus, or Ship 

Heart, diseases of the 

Hooping Cough 

Infantile Diseases, not classed 
Lungs, acute diseases of the. . 

Old Age 

Palsy 

Small Pox 

Stillborn 

Teething 

Throat, diseases of the 

Various other causes 



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5 

4 
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16 
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Diseases and Causes of Death in Eoxbury, Mass., in 1853. 



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Accidents 

Apoplexy 

Bowels, diseases of the 

Brain, " " ., 

Cancer ,« ..... ^ 

Childbirth, diseases of. 

Cholera Infantum 

Consumption 

Convulsions 

Croup 

Dropsy 

" in the head 

Dysentery 

Erysipelas 

Fever, not classed 

" vScarlet 

" Typhoid 

" Typhus, or Ship 

Heart, diseases of the 

Hooping Cough 

Infantile Diseases, not classed 
Lungs, acute diseases of the . 

Measles 

Old Age 

Palsy 

Rheumatism 

Small Pox 

Stillborn 

Teething 

Throat, disease of. 

Various other causes 



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COMPARxiTIYE STATEMENT 

Of the Principal Causes of Death in Roxhury, Mass.,in 
1851, 1852 and 1853. 







1851. 


1852. 


185 


Accidents, 


- 


11 


9 


9 


Apoplexy, 


- 


4 


3 


1 


Bowels, diseases of the 


- 


14 


11 


18 


Brain, " " 


- 


9 


5 


10 


Cancer, 


- 


1 


4 


4 


Childbirth, diseases of, - 


- 


5 


8 


4 


Cholera Infantum, 


- 


5 


3 


14 


Consumption, 


- 


71 


69 


48 


Convulsions, 


- 


5 


4 


6 


Croup, 


- 


6 


6 


12 


Dropsy, 


- 


4 


4 


11 


'• in the head, 


- 


3 


9 


4 


Drowned, 


- 


5 


2 





Dysentery, 


- 


10 


10 


13 


Erysipelas, 


- 


4 





2 


Fever, not classed, 


- 


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2 


" Scarlet, 


- 





2 


11 


" Typhoid, 


- 


6 


4 


3 


" Typhus, or Ship, 


- 


16 


5 


1 


Heart, diseases of the - 


- 


9 


10 


12 


Hooping Cough, 


- 


4 


2 


1 


Inlcintile Diseases, not classed, 


- 


4 


4 


8 


Lungs, acute diseases of the. 


- 


24 


15 


21 


Measles, 


- 


16 . 





7 


Old Age, 


- 


14 


10 


15 


Palsy, 


- 


3 


1 


6 


Rheumatism, 


- 


4 





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Small Pox, 


- 


6 


1 


1 


Stillborn, 


. 


13 


16 


19 


Teething, 


- 


10 


8 


6 


Throat, diseases of the, - 


- 


4 


1 


1 


Various other causes, 


. 


47 


32 


34 



TolaL 



342 



258 



305 



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