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 THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL REPORT
REGISTRAR OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES
OF   THE   PROVINCE   OF
BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
ABSTRACT OF 1903,
THEGOVERNMEHTOF
THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
BBINTED  BY
AUTHOBITY OF THE  LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
VICTORIA, B. C:
Printed by Richard Wolfenden, I.S.O., V.D., Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majest}'.
1904.  4 Ed. 7
Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1903.
G 49
REPORT.
Begistrar-General's Office,
Victoria, B. C, March 12th, 1904.
To His Honour Sir Henri Gustave Joly de Lotbiniere, K.C.M.G.,
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 Thirty-first Annual Report of the Begistration of Births, Deaths and Marriages in
this Brovince, the period covered being the year ended 31st December, 1903.
The returns show the registration of 2,093 Births, 1,572 Deaths, and 1,160 Marriages for
the year 1903, against 1,977 Births, 1,655 Deaths, and 1,148 Marriages for the year 1902.
Births.
Districts.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
&c.
1.—Victoria, &c.
2.—Nanaimo, &e.
3.—New Westminster,
4.—Yale, &c	
5.—Clinton, &c	
6.—Lillooet, &c	
7.—Cariboo, &c	
No. 11.—Kamloops, &c	
Nos. 8, 9, and 15.—Kootenay, &c.
No. 10.—Cassiar, &c	
No. 12.—Vancouver, &c	
No. 13.—Comox, &e	
No. 14.—Chilliwhack, &c	
Totals .
Males.
260
110
105
119
147
1
313
23
12
1,090
Females.
233
103
80
99
136
300
37
15
1,003
No. where
both name
and sex are
omitted.
Total.
493
213
185
218
283
1
613
60
27
2,093 G 50
Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1903.
The following table will show the increase or decrease (as the case may be) in the different
districts between the number of registered Births in the years ended 31st December, 1902,
and 31st December, 1903 :—
Districts.
Number
registered in
1902.
Number
registered in
1903.
Increase.
Decrease.
448
261
203
181
274
493
213
185
218
283
1
613
60
27
45
48
18
No.   4.—Yale, &o ^
No.   5.—Clinton, &e	
No.   6.—Lillooet, &c \
37
9
1
101
512
67
31
1,977
7
No. 14.—Chilliwhack, &c	
4
Totals	
2,093
193
77
77
116
Marriages.
The following is a summary of the registered Marriages during the twelve months ended
31st December, 1903 :—
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, &c 	
Lillooet, &c	
■Cariboo, &c	
—Kamloops, &c	
9, and 15.—Kootenay, &c.
—Cassiar, &c ....   	
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Chilliwhack, &c	
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The following table will show the increase or decrease (as the case may be) in the different
districts between the number of registered Marriages in the years ended 31st December, 1902,
and 31st December, 1903 :—
Districts.
Number
registered in
1902.
Number
registered in
1903.
Increase.
Decrease.
293
82
116
92
212
286
58
96
125
228
7
326
13
21
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No. 12.—Vancouver. &e	
No. 13.— Comox, &c	
319
21
13
8
No. 14.—Chilliwhack, &c	
8
Totals	
1148
1160
71
59
59
12
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No.   3.—New Westminster, &c...
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No.   4.    Yale, &c ^
No.   5.—Clinton, &e	
No.   6.—Lillooet, &o V
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30
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Nos. 8, 9, and 15.—Kootenay, &c.
42
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111
18
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4
315
75
84
3
409
6
363
1
162
2
98
12
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4
466
4
16
Totals	
45
7
14
1572 C 52
Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1903.
The following table will show the increase or decrease (as the case may be) in the different
districts between the number of registered Deaths in the years ended 31st December, 1902,
and 31st December, 1903 :—
Districts.
Number
registered in
1902.
Number
registered in
1903.
Increase.
Decrease.
329
153
185
110
437
363
148
175
146
209
1
464
50
16
34
5
10
No.   4.—Yale, &c \
No.   5.—Clinton, &c  1
No.   6.—Lillooet, &c  V
36
228
1
59
22
8
No. 12.—Vancouver, &c	
405
28
8
1655
1572
160
243
160
83
Abstract of Causes of Death (3y Classes).
Class I Zymotic Diseases.
Class II Constitutional...
Class III   Local	
Class IV Developmental ..
Class V Violent Deaths..
Ill-defined	
Natural Causes..
Ill
189
766
213
249
23
18
Total 1569
Class.
n.   {
III.   <
Order.
Miasmatic.
Enthetio ..
Dietetic ..
Parasitic. .
Diathetic ..
Tubercular.
Bv 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.
103
1
7
40
149
117
200
205
154
54
1
1
34
Total.
Ill
189
766
1066 4 Ed. 7
Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1903.
G 53
Class.
IV.
Order.
I.     1
II.   ->
By Class and Order.
Brought forward .
Development Diseases of Children...
Development Diseases of Adults.
Development Diseases of Old People.
Diseases of Nutrition	
Total Developmental.
Accidents and Negligence.
Homicide	
Suicide	
Execution	
Total Violent Deaths.
Natural Causes .
Ill-defined	
Total Causes Given
Not certified
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
Remittent Fever  .
Enteric Fever
Whooping Cough .
Typhoid Fever....
Cholera Infantum.
Diphtheria	
Diarrhoea	
Croup	
Scarlet Fever	
Dysentery	
Measles	
Total Miasmatic.
Syphilis
Total Enthetic.
Alcoholism.
Starvation .
Total Dietetic.
Parasitic.
Total Parasitic
Abscess.
Cancer. .
Dropsy..
Tumor. .
Total Diathetic.
Meningitis	
Phthisis	
Tuberculosis	
Tubercular Meningitis
Beriberi	
Hydrocephalus
Total Tubercular
No.
158
12
36
7
220
5
21
3
Total.
1,066
213
249
18
23
1,569
34
12
22
15
21
7
3
17
2
1
2
34
2
2
23
52
71
3
Carried forward.
15
15
103
40
149
300 G 54
Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1903.
Class.
Order.
III. i
I
1       I
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
Brought forward.
Paralysis  	
Tetanus	
Cerebral Tumor .....
Paralysis of Insane . .
Apoplexy	
Cerebral Meningitis..
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebral Softening. ..
Epilepsy	
Disease of Brain	
Spinal Meningitis....
Cerebral Embolus....
Spinal Complaint ....
Locomotor Ataxia ...
No.
15
24
2
4
15
4
24
2
4
5
6
7
3
2
Total Diseases of Nervous System.
Uraemia	
Heart Disease	
Heart Failure	
Rheumatism	
Rheumatic Fever	
Rheumatism of Heart	
Neuralgia of Heart	
Embolism of Heart	
Aneurism of Heart .	
Fatty Degeneration of Heart
Valvular Disease of Heart. ..
Pericarditis	
Myocarditis	
Syncope 	
Endocarditis	
Rheumatoid Arithritis	
Phlebitis	
13
86
51
6
1
2
6
15
3
3
12
Total Organs of Circulation.
Carcinoma of Larynx	
Injury to Thorax	
Influenza	
Pneumonia	
Bronchitis	
Consumption	
La Grippe	
Inflammation of the Lungs
Sarcoma of Lungs	
Gangrene of Lung	
Congestion of the Lungs
Pulmonary Hemorrhage
Stricture of ^Esophagus.. . .
Pleurisy	
Laryngitis	
Asthma	
Pulmonary Embolism	
Asphyxia	
1
1
5
115
19
20
6
2
4
1
2
7
1
3
2
6
3
7
Total Respiratory Organs .
Peritonitis	
Dj7spepsia	
Enteritis	
Gastritis	
Colitis	
Inflammation of Bowels.
Cystitis	
Jaundice	
Carried forward.
25
12
3
3
4
6
2
55
Total.
300
117
200
205
822 4 Ed. 7
Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1903.
G 55
Class.
Order.
III.
1       -
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
Brought forward.
Anaemia    	
Appendicitis	
Hemorrhage of Intestines	
Hodgkin's Disease	
Cirrhosis of Liver	
Cancer of Bowels	
Cancer of Liver	
Cancer of Rectum	
Fcecal Fistula	
Obstruction of Intestines	
Strangulation of Intestines  	
Malignant Disease of Pancreas..   .
Strangulated Hernia	
Cancer of the Stomach (carcinoma).
Cancer of Mouth	
Ulcer of the Bowels 	
Disease of Liver	
Disease of Rectum	
Indigestion	
Gastric Ulcer.	
Invagination of Bowels	
Gastric Hemorrhage ..     	
Total Digestive Organs.
Acute Bright's Disease ..
Diabetes	
Nephritis	
Disease of Kidney	
Tubal Abscess	
Hematuria	
Hemorrhage of Bladder.
Cancer »
Total Urinary Organs..
Organs of Generation .
Disease of Uterus	
Total Organs of Generation.
Pelvic Abscess.
Psoas Abscess.
Tumor on Leg.
Total Organs of Locomotion .
Erysipelas . .
Gangrene	
Septicaemia.
Empyema...
Pyaemia
Total Integumentary System.
Asthenia	
Inanition	
Stillborn	
Premature Birth..
Infantile Diseases.
Convulsions	
Marasmus	
Total Developmental Diseases of Children
Exhaustion
Carried forward.
No.
55
4
17
2
1
15
2
10
1
13
2
1
19
I
1
4
2
3
1
1
21
5
19
4
7
16
6
1
o
11
37
27
46
20
11
Total.
822
155
54
34
157
1224 G 56
Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1903.
Class.
IV. ^
Order.
2      i
1       .
By Class, Order and Particular Disease.
Brought fonvard.
Childbirth
Eclampsia.
Total Developmental Diseases of Adults.
Old Age.
Senile Decay
Total Developmental Diseases of Old People
General Debilitv.
Total Diseases of Nutrition
Wounds	
Found Dead 	
Accidentally Drowned	
Accidentally Shot	
Accidentally Burnt	
Accidentally Killed .   	
Accidentally Killed on Railway ...
Accidentally Killed in Mine	
Explosion in Mine	
Accidentally Killed by falling tree
Killed by Train on C. P. R	
Bullet Wound	
Crushed by falling Rock	
Poisoned by Opium	
Poisoned by overdose Laudanum . .
Poisoned by Carbolic Acid	
Shock	
Shock after Injuries	
Gun-shot Wound	
Killed by Snow Slide	
Fracture of Skull	
Fracture of Spine	
Suffocation	
Dynamite Explosion	
Other Accidental Deaths	
Poisoning    ......
Explosion, Powder Works	
Exposure	
Injuries from falling off Wharf....
Total Accidents and Negligence.
Natural Causes.
Murder	
Suicide	
Execution	
Ill-defined	
Total causes given.
No.
Total.
1224
28
2
3
45
7
9
14
10
14
17
7
7
1
4
2
1
1
4
6
2
7
12
8
2
25
5
2
1
2
12
36
220
18
5
21
3
23
1569
All of which is respectfully submitted.
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar-General.
victoria, b. c.
Printed by Richard Wolfenden, I.S.O., V.D., Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1904.

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