Great Britain Historical Geographical Information System (GBHGIS)

1. male deaths from lung disease in the 1860s

This map is based on data from the Registrar General's Decennial Supplements, input at Liverpool University as part of a project directed by Professor Robert Woods and supplied to us via the Essex Data Archive. It shows very clearly the drastic differences between rural and urban areas; note not just the very striking geographical pattern but the enormous variation in rates.

Lung disease sampler