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TWELFTH  ANNUAL  REPORT
OF   THE
REGISTRAR OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, & MARRIAGES
IN  THE  PROVINCE  OF
BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
ABSTRACTS   OF   1884.
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Province of British Columbia,
Registrar-General's Office, Victoria,
1st June, 1885.
To the Honourable
Alexander Edmund Batson Davie,
Attorney General, &c, <$cc,
Sir:
I have the honour to transmit herewith, for the information of His Honour the
Lieutenant Governor in Council, and the use of Parliament, the Twelfth Annual Report,
under the provisions of the "Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages Act, 1872."
1 have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient servant,
CHAS. JAS. LEGGATT,
Registrar-General.  49 Vic
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
291
REPORT.
Registrar-General's Office,
1st June, 1885.
To   His   Honour   Clement   Francis   Cornwall,   Lieutenant-Governor   of the  Province   of
British Columbia.
May it Please Your Honour:—
In accordance with the provisions of the Statute in that behalf, I have the honour to
submit the Twelfth Annual Report on the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages in
this Province, the period covered being the year ended 31st December, 1884.
The returns show the registration of 263 Births, 377 Deaths and 227 Marriages for the
year 1884, against 283 Births, 328 Deaths and 169 Marriages for the year 1<S83, being a
decrease of 20 Births, and an increase of 49 Deaths and 58 Marriages; and making together a
total increase of 87 Registrations for the year 1884.
Births.
The following table is a summary of Births registered during the twelve months ended
31st December, 1884:—
Districts.
Males.
Females.
No. where
both name
and sex are
omitted.
Total.
66
38
17
2
61
42
18
5
2
127
80
No.   3.—New Westminster, &c	
No.   4.—Yale, &c	
35
7
2
No.   6.—Lillooet, &c i	
3
2
5
1
1
1
5
6
Totals	
127
136
263
Of the 263 children registered, 127 were males and 136 females. 292
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884
The following table will show the increase or decrease (as the case may be) in the different
Districts between the number of Births registered in the years ended 31st December, 1883,
and 31st December, 1884:—
Districts.
No.
Registered
in 1883.
No.
Registered
in 1884.
Increase.
Decrease.
135
106
20
9
3
127
80
35
7
2
8
26
15
No.    4.—Yale,  &c                              	
2
No.    5.—Clinton, &c  	
1
No.   6.    Lillooet,  &c.
4
5
1
1
1
6
6
Totals	
283
263
17
37
17
20
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No.   4.—Yale,  &c	
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No.   5.—Clinton, &c 	
1
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13
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4
5
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61
21
34
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87
227 49 Vic.
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
293
Of the total number of marriages registered, 219 were by license, and 8 by banns.
The age of the eldest Bride was returned at 56 years, and the youngest at 14 years.
The age of the eldest Bridegroom was returned at 70 years, and the youngest at 18 years.
Of the marriages above classed under the heading of "Episcopalian," 10 couple were
returned as "Episcopalians," 6 couple as "Reformed Episcopalians," 21 couple as "Anglicans,"
and 24 couple as "Church of England."
The mixed marriages entered in the column headed "Where the Bride and Bridegroom
are of different Denominations" are distributed by the returns amongst the various religious
bodies as follows-:—
On the. Bridegroom's side:—
7 Church of England married Roman Catholics
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Presbyterians.
8 Episcopalians
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1
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a Roman Catholic.
5 Presbyterians
JJ
Methodists.
2
JJ
Roman Catholics.
1
JJ
an Anglican.
1
JJ
a Reformed Episcopalian
2
JJ
Church of England.
1
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a Congregationalist.
1
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a Baptist.
2
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Episcopalians.
2
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Presbyterians.
4        „
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Episcopalians.
2        »
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Baptists.
1 Anglican
JJ
a Roman Catholic.
2        „
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Presbyterians.
1 Baptist
JJ
a Roman Catholic.
1       „
JJ
an Episcopalian.
2      „
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Methodists
1      „
JJ
a Church of England.
5 Lutheran
JJ
Roman Catholics,
1         „
JJ
a Reformed Episcopal.
1 Roman Catholic
JJ
a Lutheran.
2
JJ
Methodists.
2
JJ
Presbyterians.
1 Dissenter
JJ
a Presbyterian.
1 United Brethren
JJ
a Methodist.
1 Lutheran
JJ
an Episcopalian.
1 Protestant
jj
a Roman Catholic.
1 Ch. of Friends(Quakers),,
a Roman Catholic.
1 of no religion
JJ
a Methodist.
1
JJ
an Episcopalian.
1
JJ
a Presbyterian.
1
JJ
one of no religion.
— 87 couple.
n the Bride's side—
1 Episcopalian married a Baptist.
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one of
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Presbyterians.
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2 Church of England
married
Presbyterians
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a Baptist. 294
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
Roman  Catholics  married
Methodists
6
7
1
1
2
5
1
1
1
5
1
5
2
2
1
2
8
5
2
1
1
2
2
1
1
1
1
2 Baptists
1
1
1
2
Lutherans
Presbyterians
Anglican
Reformed Episcopalian
Congregationalist
of no religion
87 couple.
Methodists.
Church of England.
an Anglican.
a Baptist.
Presbyterians.
Lutherans.
a Protestant.
an Episcopalian.
a Church of Friends (Quakers)
Presbyterians.
one of no religion.
Episcopalians.
Baptists.
Roman Catholics.
a United Brethren.
Roman Catholics.
Episcopalians.
Methodists.
Anglicans.
one of no religion.
a Dissenter.
Church of England.
Roman Catholics.
a Presbyterian.
jj
a Lutheran,
a Church of England.
Methodists,
a Presbyterian,
a ,,
one of no religion.
Presbyterians.
Marriages.
The following table will show the increase or decrease, as the case may be, in the different
Districts between the number of Marriages registered in the years ended 31st December, 1883,
and 31st December, 1884:—
Districts.
No.
Registered
in 1883.
No.
Registered
in 1884.
Increase.
Decrease.
80
33
38
8
3
1
5
122
28
56
3
13
42
5
18
No.   4.—Yale, &c	
5
10
1
5
1
5
4
Totals	
169
227
74
16
16
58 49 Vic.
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
295
Deaths.
Analysis of Deaths, registered according to age and sex, during the year ended 31st
December, 1884:—
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33
14
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No.   3.—New Westminster, &c	
No.   4.—Yale,  &c	
1
1
59
11
No.   6.—Lillooet, &c	
1
1
7
1
No.   7.—Cariboo, &c	
1
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5
7
24
7
2
3
121
21
51
2
2
290
1
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1
24
15
92
4
Totals	
58
27
13
3
1
	
23
377
The persons whose Deaths are enumerated under the columns above marked 5, 6, 7, 8 and
9 were natives of the following countries:—
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23
21
47
19
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166 296
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
The following table will show the increase or decrease, as the case may be, in the different
Districts betveen the number of Deaths registered in the years ended 31st December, 1883,
and the 31st December, 1884:—
Districts.
No.
Registered
in 1883.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No
No.
No.
No.
1.—Victoria, &c	
2.—New Westminster,
3. —Nanaimo, &e	
4.—Yale,  &c	
5. —Clinton, &c	
6.—Lillooet, &c 	
7.—Cariboo, &c	
8.—Omineca, &e	
9.—Kootenay, &c	
No. 10.—Cassiar, &e	
No. 11.—Kamloops, &c	
&c.
Totals	
Total decrease.
Total increase.
161
51
77
25
3
328
No.
Registered
in 1884.
Increase.
159
82
59
11
52
2
4
377
31
51
3
87
3S
49
Decrease.
18
14
3
1
38
Abstract of Causes of Death (by Classes).
Class I Zymotic Diseases  64
Class II Constitutional  27
Class III Local  108
Class IV Developmental   16
Class V Violent deaths  78
Not specified, &c  84
Total from all causes  377
Class.
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Order.
Miasmatic
Bnthetic..
Dietic ....
Parasitic..
Diathetic ..
Tubercular.
By Class and Order.
Total Zymotic.
Total Constitutional
Diseases of the Nervous System	
Organs of Circulation	
Respiratory Organs	
Digestive Organs	
Urinary Organs	
Organs of Generation	
Organs of Locomotion	
Integumentary System	
Total Local
Carried forward..
No.
61
12
15
36
16
31
16
4
Total.
64
27
108
199 49 Vic.
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
297
Class.
Order.
By Class and Order.
No.
Total.
1
2
3
4
1
2
3
4
5
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2
3
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199
1
3
2
5
6
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1
16
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72
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4
2
1
1
4
1
5
74
7S
84
377
9
2
1
6
1
1
1
2
34
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By Class, Order, and Particular Disease.
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61
3
3
f
5
1
4
1
1
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12
1
9
2
2
1
15
91 298
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
Class.
Order.
III.
IV.'
Causes of Death—By Class, Order, and Particular Disease.
Brought forward.
Brain Fever	
White Softening of the Brain	
Congestion of the Brain	
Effusion on the Brain	
Disease of Brain	
Cerebral Meningitis	
Cerebral Hcemorrhage	
Arachintis	
Apoplexy	
Surgical Shock	
Convulsions	
Puerperal Convulsions	
Paralysis	
Total Diseases of Nervous System.
Anaemia    	
Aneurism	
Paralysis of the Heart	
Heart Disease (undistinguished)	
Cold and Congestion
Pneumonia	
Broncho Pneumonia .   ..
Bronchitis	
Consumption	
Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Inflammation of Lungs..
Lung Disease	
Total Organs of Circulation.
Exhaustion
Jaundice...
Total Respiratory Organs.
Indigestion 	
Congestion of the Liver
Entero Colitis	
Gastritis	
Peretonitis	
Ascites	
Hepatitis	
Total Digestive Organs.
Kidney Disease	
Bright's Disease (Nephria)	
Nephritis	
Organs of Generation .
Organs of Locomotion .
Septicoemia	
Pya    '
Total Urinary Organs.
Gastric Ulcer
Still-born .......
Premature Birth.
Epilepsia .
Childbirth
Old Age
Total Integumentary System	
Total Developmental Diseases of Children.
Total Developmental Diseases of Adults...
No.
2
1
3
1
4
1
1
2
2
1
10
1
7
Total Developmental Diseases of Old People.
Carried forward	
1
1
1
13
10
1
1
13
1
1
1
Total.
91
36
16
31
16
8
5
209 49 Vic.
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1884.
299
Class.
IV
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V.
Order. Causes of Death—By Class, Order, and Particular Disease.
1     -I
Brought forward.
Weakness
Debility . .
Total Diseases of Nutrition
Drowning	
Concussion of Brain	
Brain Fever from fall	
Killed by accident	
Internal injuries inflicted by enraged bull	
Burning	
Dislocation of Neck	
Explosion in coal mine	
Frost-bite	
Accident on railway	
Caving in of tunnel . 	
Accident with chloroform	
Not applicable	
Murder (by gunshot).
Suicide	
Total Accidents and Negligence.
Total Homicide
Execution.
Total Suicide
Sudden death (cause (unknown)
Found dead	
Ill defined	
Other causes, not specified	
Total from all causes.
No.
18
2
1
9
1
2
1
23
1
12
1
1
4
1
5
74
Total.
209
72
4
2
84
377
All of which is respectfully submitted.
I have the honour to be,
Your obedient servant,
CHAS. JAS. LEGGATT,
Registrar-General.
VICTORIA: Printed by Richard Wolfendbn, Government Printer,
at the Government Printing Office, James' Bay.

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