Charles Moss, M.R.C.S

1895 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
F1i: 16, 1895. population, and exceeded by 0.8 per 1,000 the mean rate in the corresponding periods of the preceding ten years. The births registered in England and Wales during the three months ending December last numbered 223,705, equal to a proportion of 29.5 per 1,000 of the population, estimated by the Registrar-General to be rather more than thirty millions of persons in the middle of this year. This rate was, with three exceptions, lower than in the corresponding period of any year on
more » ... od of any year on record, and was 1.1 per 1,000 below the mean rate in the fourth quarters of the preceding ten years 1884-93. The birthrates in the several counties during the quarter under notice ranged from 21.8 in Westmorland, 23 5 in Rutlandshire, and 24.2 in Herefordshire, to 33.0 In South Wales, 34.2 in Monmouthshire, 35.5 in Staffordshire, and 35.8 in Durham. In thirty-three of the largest English towns
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