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 TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL REPORT
REGISTRAR OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES
OF   THE   PROVINCE   OF
BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
ABSTEACT OF 1898.
THEGOVERNMENTOF
THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
VICTORIA, B.C.:
Printed by Richard Wolfenden, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1900.  63 Vict.                     Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.                             513
REPORT.
Registrar-General's Office,
December 31st,  1899.
To   His  Honour   Thomas   R.   McInnes,   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 Twenty-sixth Annual Report of the Registration of Births, Deaths, and Marriages
in this Province, the period covered being the year ended 31st December, 1898.
The returns show the registration of 2,038 Births, 1,340 Deaths, and 965 Marriages for
the year 1898, against 1,331 Births, 1.013 Deaths, and 629 Marriages for the year 1897.
Births.
No. where
Districts.
Males.
Females.
both name
and sex are
Total.
omitted.
No.    I.—Victoria, &c	
205
190
133
179
190
151
384
380
No.   3.—New Westminster, &e	
No.   4.—Yale, &c \
284
No.   5.—Clinton, &c	
No.   6.    Lillooet, &c [
113
109
222
Nos. 8, 9, and 15.—Kootenay, &c	
98
93
191
No. 13.—Comox, &e	
235
33
244
30
479
03
No. 14.—Chilliwhack, &c	
Totals	
20
15
35
1,027
1,011
2,038 514
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.
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, 1897,
and 31st December, 1898 :—
Districts.
Number
registered in
1897.
Number
registered in
1898.
Increase.
Decrease.
337
248
121
125
96
384
380
284
222
191
47
132
163
97
95
No.   4. Yale, &c A
No.   5. Clinton, &c	
No.   6. Lillooet, &c 1
Nos. 8. 9, and 15.—Kootenay, etc	
302
57
45
1,331
479
63
35
177
6
No. 14. Chilliwhack, &e	
10
Totals	
2,038
717
10
10
707
Marriages.
The following is a summary of the Marriages registered during the twelve months ended
31st December, 1897 :—
Districts.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No. 11.
Nos. 8,
No. 10.
No. 12.
No. 13.
No. 14.
—Victoria, &c 	
Nanaimo, &c	
New Westminster, &c ..
Yale, &c	
Clinton, &e 	
Lillooet, &c	
—Cariboo, &c	
—Kamloops, &o	
9, and 15.—Kootenay, &c.
—Cassiar, &o	
—Vancouver, &e	
—Comox, &c	
—Chilliwhack, &e	
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Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.
515
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, 1897,
and 31st December, 1898 :—
Districts.
Number
registered in
1897.
Number
registered in
1898.
Increase.
Decrease.
No.    1.—Victoria, &c	
143
58
78
66
138
4
156
19
7
219
80
89
99
254
1
199
10
14
76
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33
116
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No.   5.—Clinton, &c I
No.    7.—Cariboo, &c	
Nos. 8, 9, and 15.—Kootenay, &c	
3
43
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No. 14.    Chilliwhaok, &c	
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Totals	
669
965
308
12
12
296
Deaths.
Analysis of  Deaths registered  according  to age and  sex during  the  year ended  31st
December, 1898 :—
Districts.
No.    1.—Victoria, &c	
No.    2.—Nanaimo, <fec	
No.    3.—New Westminster, &c.-. .
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No.    5.—Clinton,  (fee	
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No. 12.—Vancouver, &c	
No. 13.—Comox, &c	
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Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.
The following table will show the increase or decrease (as the case may be) in the different
districts between the number of Deaths registered in the years ended 31st December, 1897,
and 31st December, 1898 :—
Districts.
Number
registered in
1897.
Number
registered in
1898.
Increase.
Decrease.
256
81
154
97
136
357
119
130
106
284
1
298
38
7
101
38
9
148
1
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No.    3.—New Westminster, (fee	
No.   4.—Yale, &c \
No.    5.—Clinton, (fee	
No.    6.—Lillooet, (fee                                         >
24
No.    7.—Cariboo, &c I
No. 11,—Kamloops, &c J
Nos. 8, 9, and 15.—Kootenay, &c	
No. 12.—Vancouver, &c	
No. 13. —Comox,   &e	
247
30
12
1013
No. 14.—Chilliwhack, &c	
5
Totals	
1340
356
29
327
29
Class I...
Class II..
Class HI.
Class IV .
Class V . .
Abstract of Causes of Death (by Classes).
 Zymotic Diseases	
 Constitutional	
   Local	
 Developmental	
 Violent Deaths	
Ill-defined	
220
142
615
167
180
18
Total 1342
Class.
Order.
By Class and Order.
No.
Total.
(
1
2
3
4
1
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
210
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220
II.     {
30
112
Diseases of the Nervous
Organs of Circulation .
142
i
93
134
230
107
39
4
8
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Urinary Organs	
Organs of Generation .
Organs of Locomotion
Integumentary System
615
977 63 Vict.
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.
517
Class.
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Order.
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1
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2.
3.
4.
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By Class and Order.
No.
Total.
977
131
16
14
6
167
167
3
9
1
Ill-defined	
180
18
1,342
72
3
61
40
8
14
10
2
18
1
7
1
43
2
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
Scarlet Fever	
Dysentery	
210
1
Total Enthetic	
1
Alcoholism	
9
Total Dietic	
9
	
Abscess	
7
13
6
4
30
34
31
41
6
Phthisis	
112
362 518
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.
Class.
Order.
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
No.
Total.
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2. -
r
3. ,
362
f
1
1
4
21
2
14
6
17
2
2
7
3
2
7
2
1
1
3
54
39
1
2
1
6
4
16
3
3
1
1
Paralysis of Insane        ...
Total Diseases of Nervous System	
93
Rheumatism of Heart    ....
III.  1
134
3
125
27
39
12
5
5
1
2
1
1
3
1
5
Exopthalmic Goitre	
Stricture of ^Esophagus	
15
2
13
7
3
r,
1
2
49
230
Dyspepsia	
Carried forward	
819 63 Vict.
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.
519
Class.
Order.
III.
IV.
5.      {
7.
8.      -
1.      <
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
Brought forward.
Jaundice	
Aneemia    	
Appendicitis	
Hemorrhage of Stomach.....   .
Cirrhosis of Liver	
Cancer of Liver	
Obstruction of Intestines	
Strangulation of Bowels	
Ulceration of Bowels 	
Malignant Disease of Duodenum .
Gastro-Duodenitis	
Strangulated Hernia	
Hemorrhage of the Liver	
Cancer of the Stomach	
Ulcer of the Stomach	
Lymphadenoma	
Disease of Liver	
Hemorrhage 	
Indigestion	
Addison's Disease	
Total Digestive Organs.
Acute Bright's Disease	
Diabetes	
Nephritis	
Disease of Kidney	
Cancer of Bladder	
Inflammation of Prostate Gland.
Obstruction of Gallduet	
Inflammation of Bladder	
Pyelitis	
Total Urinary Organs..
Organs of Generation
Hip Disease .
Gangrene    .
Septicaemia	
Phlegmasia Dolens.
Acute Epiphysitis..
Emp3'ema	
Pyemia	
Total Integumentary System.
Asthenia	
Inanition	
Stillborn	
Premature Birth . .
Infantile Diseases.
Convulsions	
Scurvy 	
Marasmus	
Chronic Insanity.
Exhaustion	
Childbirth	
No.
49
1
1
6
2
6
5
8
1
1
1
1
1
10
Total.
819
18
7
6
3
2
1
1
1
Total Organs of Generation.
Total Developmental Diseases of Children
4
13
14
19
36
30
o
13
Total Developmental Diseases of Adults.
Carried forward	
1
5
10
107
39
131
16
1124 520
Births, Deaths, and Marriages, 1898.
Class.       Order.
V.    {
2.
3.
4.
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
Brought forward.
Old Age..
Total Developmental Diseases of Old People.
General Debilitv.
Total Diseases of Nutrition  .
Found Drowned	
Accidentally Drowned	
Accidentally Shi t	
Accidentally Killed.   	
Accidentally Killed by Railway	
Accidental^' Killed in Mine	
Accidentally Burnt to Death	
Injuries sustained by Breaking of Fly-Wheel of Sawing Machine.
Accidentally Fell into Well	
Exposure ......   	
Crushed between Logs    	
Poisoned by Illuminating Gas	
Poisoned by Carbolic Acid	
Poisoned by Opium	
Poisoned by Carbon Dioxide	
Overdose of Morphine	
Wounds in the Head	
Poison ......	
Shook from a Burn	
Shock after Operation	
Shock after Injuries	
Gun-shot Wound	
Explosion of Dynamite	
Fall of Rock...".	
Injuries from Fall	
Injuries from Revolver	
Fall of Tree	
Scalded	
Fracture of Neck	
Fracture of Scull	
Fracture of Knee	
Fracture of Femur	
Cut in Neck with Razor	
Bullet Wound in the Head (self-inflicted)	
Exhaustion from Burns   	
Suffocation by Gas in Mine	
Choking	
Sunstroke    	
Total Accidents and Negligence.
Murder ...
Suicide....
Execution.
Ill defined.
Total causes given.
No.
14
18
28
3
22
20
8
3
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
1
1
3
2
4
2
3
4
5
2
2
1
1
3
1
9
1
1
1
1
1
4
2
1
Total.
1124
14
167
9
1
18
1342
All of which is respectfully submitted.
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
C. A. SEMLIN,
Provincial Secretary.
VICTORIA, IS. 0 :
Printed by Richard Wolfendbn, Printer to the Queens Most Excellent Majesty.
1800.

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